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Information Architecture: Blueprints for the Web, Second Edition by Austin Govella, Christina Wodtke

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Chapter 4. A Bricklayer’s View of Information Architecture

In which we learn to design our architecture from the bottom up.

A Bricklayer’s View of Information Architecture

“All big projects go easier if you break them down into little pieces.”

Yes, there is too much stuff on the Web. There’s even too much stuff on just your Web site! Yes, it needs to be organized. But how? If you’re like us, you’re feeling like you’re facing spring--cleaning and all you can do is sit on the couch and stare at the mess.

All big projects go easier if you break them down into little pieces. Building a house seems like an impossible task (especially to someone who can’t even face cleaning one), and designing an architecture ...

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