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Christopher Alexander Quotes

Complexity is one of the great problems in environmental design.

Drawings help people to work out intricate relationships between parts.

The structure of life I have described in buildings - the structure which I believe to be objective - is deeply and inextricably connected with the human person, and with the innermost nature of human feeling.

We are searching for some kind of harmony between two intangibles: a form which we have not yet designed and a context which we cannot properly describe.