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The language of formal architecture


  • T Oksala


The aim of this paper is to present a view of the basic concepts used in research into formal architectures. The concept of a language of architecture is a set of constructions analogous to a set of strings. All in all, the static description of architecture by means of graphs and semilattices is compiled from a dynamic description of operations, which leads to the proposed formalization of some central definitions in architectural research.

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  • T Oksala, 1979. "The language of formal architecture," Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, Pion Ltd, London, vol. 6(3), pages 269-278, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:pio:envirb:v:6:y:1979:i:3:p:269-278

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