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In 2002, architect #ChristopherAlexander published the first volume of his magnum opus, "#TheNatureOfOrder." It is a book that endeavors to answer the question: what is #aliveness, and how can cultivate it in our #BuiltEnvironment?
Here's the review on the dust jacket: "Five hundred years is a long time, and I don't expect that many of the people I interview will be known in the year 2500. Alexander may be an exception." - David Creeman
Alexander begins by asking the question, why is contemporary architecture so terrible? "In the 20th century we have passed through a unique period, one in which architecture as a discipline has been in a state that is almost unimaginably bad."
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