The Function of Reason and the Recovery of an Earthly Architecture

Click here to view this essay at the publisher's website, FunctionLab. The Function of Reason and the Recovery of an Earthly Architecture By Matthew David Segall, PhD June 2016 “[The] relatedness between us and the world…which begins to exist wherever there is living structure is as important in the sphere of building as it is [...]

“The Luminous Ground” by Christopher Alexander

Christopher Alexander is an architect, but in order to build living structures resonant with human feeling, he had also to become a cosmologist. "A person who adheres to classical 19th- or 20th-century beliefs about matter," writes Alexander, "will not be able, fully, to accept the revisions in building practice that I have proposed, because the [...]