The Timeless Way of Building, Volume 8
The theory of architecture implicit in our world today, Christopher Alexander believes, is bankrupt. More and more people are aware that something is deeply wrong. Yet the power of present-day ideas is so great that many feel uncomfortable, even afraid, to say openly that they dislike what is happening, because they are afraid to seem foolish, afraid perhaps that they will be laughed at.
Now, at last, there is a coherent theory which describes in modern terms an architecture as ancient as human society itself.
The Timeless Way of Building is the introductory volume in the Center for Environmental Structure series, Christopher Alexander presents in it a new theory of architecture, building, and planning which has at its core that age-old process by which the people of a society have always pulled the order of their world from their own being.
Alexander writes, "There is one timeless way of building. It is thousands of years old, and the same today as it has always been. The great traditional buildings of the past, the villages and tents and temples in which man feels at home, have always been made by people who were very close to the center of this way. And as you will see, this way will lead anyone who looks for it to buildings which are themselves as ancient in their form as the trees and hills, and as our faces are."
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Light on science. High on observation and systematizing a philosophy and hypothesis about deriving patterns from nature and imagination to solve recurring problems, documenting the patterns and their ...
The quality without a name
Patterns of events
Patterns of space
Patterns which are alive
The multiplicity of living patterns
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The reality of patterns
The structure of a language
The evolution of a common language
One pattern at a time
Shaping one building
Shaping a group of buildings
The flower and the seed
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The creative power of language
The breakdown of language
Patterns which can be shared
The process of construction
The process of repair
The slow emergence of a town
Its ageless character
THE KERNEL OF THE
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