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I discovered Christopher Alexander around 1986 when I read A Pattern Language and The Timeless Way of Building. Read morePublished on September 25, 2012 by Joyce
This book is amazing and wonderfull. This book is amazing and wonderfull. This book is amazing and wonderfull. This book is amazing and wonderfullPublished on February 21, 2012 by Celena
There are a few editing errors scattered throughout, which is in my opinion unacceptable for such a biblical work. Exceptional choice of photos, though some a bit poorly printed. Read morePublished on December 6, 2010 by Alexander Tarnas
After dropping my son off for his first karate lesson, I went in the neighboring book store, plopped myself into the only available comfortable chair and grabbed the nearest... Read morePublished on May 16, 2010 by Margaret Magnus
In his book The Phenomenon of Life, Christopher Alexander explains how some "centers" (animate and/or inanimate objects or environments) have more "life", have more wholeness, and... Read morePublished on August 14, 2009 by Jon Arts
I've read both of Alexander's "A Pattern Language" and "The Timeless Way of Being". "The Nature of Order" is similar. Read morePublished on September 7, 2008 by L. King
Read 'The Fifteen Properties' excerpted in the 'First Nomination for Book of the Century' customer review, or any other excerpt, and then consider the words of Gordon L. Read morePublished on September 25, 2006 by Reviewer
Anne Broadbent's review below is completely unjustified. She writes "At the beginning of the first book, Alexander shows a beautiful pagoda - but I still think I wouldn't want to... Read morePublished on December 3, 2005 by Tony
I very much enjoyed 'Pattern Language' and had great hopes for this series, however, after finishing book one, I am not sure I will invest in further volumes. Read morePublished on November 16, 2005 by Peter H.