Murray Silverstein

Murray Silverstein (born September 19, 1943) co-authored the books A Pattern Language and The Oregon Experiment.[1] At that time, he taught architecture courses at the University of California, and subsequently taught at the University of Washington. He had also written several articles on pattern languages. As a young designer, he worked for noted California architect Richard Neutra.

In 2006, a collection of his poetry entitled "Any Old Wolf" was published by Sixteen Rivers Press.[2]

Published worksEdit

Silverstein's published works include:

  • Alexander, C., Silverstein, M., Angel, S., Ishikawa, S., Abrams, D. (1975). The Oregon Experiment (Center for Environmental Structure Series, Vol. 3). Oxford University Press.
  • Alexander, C., Ishikawa, S., Silverstein, M. (1977). A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction. Oxford University Press, USA.
  • Jacobson, M., Silverstein, M., & Winslow, B. (2002). Patterns of home: The ten essentials of enduring design. Taunton Press.


  1. ^ The Berkeley Prize: Those Who Make It Work at (page 6/6)
  2. ^ Author Profile at Sixteen Rivers