Working References to Explanations and Examples in Nature of Order


Chapter  4
Pages 126-31: How recursive sequences, and the recursive use of sequences, generate life.

Chapter  1
Pages 15-50: Overview of many morphogenetic sequences in nature.
Chapter  2
Pages 69 and 78: Transformations generating living structure.
Chapter  5
Pages 139-78: Widespread range of examples showing how everyday and ordinary places get their charm, or life, from very simple sequences of generative actions.
Chapter  6
Pages 179-202: The huge economic advantages of the successful adaptation that follows from the use of well-chosen sequences.
Chapter  7
Pages 203-28: Example of positive space appearing, step by step, in an evolving house design.
Chapter  8
Pages 229-48: Profound adaptive advantages of step-by-step process.
Chapter  9
Pages 251-55: Sequence of transformations from 560 AD to 1550 AD, generating the plan of St Mark's Square, by intensifying positive space at every step. Also demonstrating the sequential character of each individual cycle in the unfolding. A very important example.
Chapter  10
Pages 283-95: Centers appearing in sequence, one by one, in the evolution of the Julian Street Shelter for the Homeless.
Chapter  11
Pages 299-322: Overall discussion of unfolding. Also the dependence of unfolding on the sequence of the proper steps, taken in the right order.
Chapter  11
Pages 306-17: A generative sequence for generating an endless variety of multifamily dwellings in Pasadena.
Pages 571-632: A complete sequence for the design and construction of a house, showing the interweaving of two entirely different sequences to form a single strand. This demonstration virtually proves the impossibility of maintaining the 20th-century separation of design and construction as distinct processes.

Chapter  12
Pages 365-81: Construction of three very different houses from the same sequence.
Chapter  12
Pages 386-97: Office layout process. Sequence for the layout and construction of office interiors, giving each place and each workspace its own uniqueness.
Chapter  12
Pages 398-408: Sequence for layout of a neighborhood, and its individual houses, on a mass basis.
Chapter  9
Pages 287-310: A very simple sequence which is applied cyclically, and repeatedly, to cause the renewal and rebirth of a neighborhood.