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Those wacky pattern language people! "This book [Salingaros, 'Principles of Urban Structure'] addresses the needs of professional urbanists who wish to understand how and why cities are successful or not, depending on their form, components, and substructure. It marks the beginning of a revolution in urban science."

Skimming...I understand his hostility to modernism, but modernism isn't just Le Corbusier, it's also Frank Lloyd Wright and Joyce. Modernism doesn't have some nihilistic, anti-human agenda at its core.
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