Working References to Explanations and Examples in Nature of Order


Chapter  5
Pages 173-78: Definition of positive space as one of the fifteen properties.
Chapter  6
Pages 261-63: Examples of positive space as it occurs in nature.
Chapter  8
Pages 325-50: The mirror of the self. Positive space as one of the qualities that helps a person form a human bond with a place.

Chapter  1
Pages 15-50: Overview
Chapter  2
Pages 69 and 78: Transformations generating positive space.
Chapter  6
Pages 182-9: Example of positive space appearing, by itself, in an evolving neighborhood, when people are paying attention to subtle details as things are built.
Chapter  7
Pages 211-13: Example of positive space appearing, step by step, in an evolving house design.
Chapter  8
Pages 232-4: Step by step process of creating positive space
Chapter  9
Pages 251-55: Sequence of transformations from 560 AD to 1550 AD, generating the plan of St Marks Square, by intensifying positive space at every step. A very important example.
Chapter  10
Pages 283-95: Centers appearing in the evolution of the Julian Street Shelter for the Homeless.

Chapter  3
Pages 69-100: The hulls of public space: the necessity for all public space to be positive in character, so that it can form the living room of society.
Chapter  5
Pages 153-89: The positive pattern of space and volume on the land. See especially pages 188-89.
Chapter  9
Pages 288-310: evolution of positive space in a neighborhood, as it undergoes a series of changes.

Chapter  4
Pages 73-110, especially page 98: The idea of positive space as something experienced as a "being" and the presence of ten thousand beings in positive space.