The Timeless Way of Building

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Book by Christopher Alexander - a companion volume to 'A Pattern Language', largely dedicated to an attempt to clarify (in the context of architecture) and explore the underlying purpose of the Pattern Language approach - to introduce readers to the conception of beauty, of wholeness, the reproduction of which was being called for.

We become happy in the presence of deep wholeness. When a building works, when the world enters the blissful state which makes us fully comfortable, the space itself awakens. We awaken. The garden awakens. The windows awaken. We and our plants and animals and fellow creatures and the walls and light together wake.



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