Editorial Team

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Editor in Chief
School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
University of British Columbia
School of Architecture, Tampere University
Karlsruhe Insititute of Technology
Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER)
University of Hong Kong
Leeds Sustainability Institute

Former Editorial Team Member

Fionn Stevenson

Fionn Stevenson

Associate Editor


Production Team

Cris Ratti

Cris Ratti

Copy Editor

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.