Re: arcology & permaculture

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Wed Jan 03 2001 - 14:05:21 MST wrote:
> An orthogonal view of architecture to that of Soleri is provided by
> Christopher Alexander.
> Alexander gave a talk at Stanford in November on the
> implications for software of his ideas. (He apologised for not
> understanding software better.) He apparently has more readers these days
> in the software community than in architecture. Like Soleri, he's never
> gotten much respect or attention from his peers.

"What? Let USERS make design decisions? Heavens forfend! Next thing you
know you'll want buildings people can actually LIVE in."

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