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The Nature of Design
Principles, Processes, and the Purview of the Architect

Arriving in the spring of 2017, M. Scott Lockard's new book, The Nature of Design, is an insightful, irreverant, and beautiful exposition of the design process by one of the world's most prolific practitioners. It is available for pre-order from most online booksellers.

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