Title: A City of Gardens

Author: Christopher Alexander, Daniel Solomon, Kathryn Clarke, et.al.

Date: 1988

Publisher: City of Pasadena




pp. 18-28

Description: This is a very specific code for a certain urban type. It develops a specific design theme across elements and across zones.

Assessment: This code demonstrates the extent to which a type can be elaborated. Its ideals/prescriptions are sometimes not well translated into code.