Centers and design
Although one may be mislead into thinking about design, the features which design seems to deal with are minor, have less importance. The centers — the coherent entities which form the whole — are life-affirming, massive in their effect, and tremendously concrete, so that minor changes in design could not sway them, or upset them, or change them.
What exactly is design for Alexander?
#book/The Nature of Order/1 The Phenomenon of Life/3 Wholeness and the theory of centers#