Advisory Board

Denis Hayes

Denis Hayes

Bullitt Foundation, US
Paul Hodges

Paul Hodges

New Normal Consulting
Richard Lorch

Richard Lorch

Building & Cities
Professor Bernhard Müller

Professor Bernhard Müller

Technical University of Dresden, DE
Professor Tadj Oreszczyn

Professor Tadj Oreszczyn

University College London, UK
Professor Flora Samuel

Professor Flora Samuel

University of Reading, UK
Briony Turner

Briony Turner

Space4Climate, UK
Alex Wilson

Alex Wilson

Resilient Design Institute, US

Latest Commentaries

Publishing Books: Some Advice and Warnings

Philip Steadman (University College London) has authored a dozen books over 50 years. Reflecting on his own experiences, he offers some advice to new authors planning to publish books about architecture and building.

Christopher Alexander and 'Notes on the Synthesis of Form'

Philip Steadman (University College London) revisits and critiques this influential book by Christopher Alexander (1936-2022). Its method relies in part on the mathematics of set and graph theory, together with a computer technique for analysing complex systems and dividing them into their component sub-systems.