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Category Archives: Pattern Writing

4MKE: Patterns in Practice

For the past year, a group of TKWA-ers (mostly the newer cohort, with assistance from a few seasoned sages) have been studying Christopher Alexander and pattern writing in-depth via a weekly book club. A few months ago, we were offered the opportunity to put our studies into practice by writing patterns for an undeveloped site […]

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EDRA 42: Reflecting on Alexander and the Use of Patterns as a Design Tool

In 1977, Christopher Alexander co-authored a book on architecture and urban design called “A Pattern Language”. The goal of the book, as well as subsequent writings by Alexander, was to describe a process for building that offered the promise of greater beauty and livability – or Wholeness – within the built environment. Nearly 35 years […]

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