Technological Transformation

What is 'living architecture' and how can it transform the digital future?

Living architecture reaches into humans at a transcendent level – connecting people with themselves and with one another. Image: Unsplash/Chris Barbalis

Tim Gorichanaz

Assistant Teaching Professor of Information Studies, Drexel University

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Christopher Alexander in 2012. Image: Michaelmehaffy/Wikimedia Commons

An example of the kind of postmodern architecture Christopher Alexander criticized. Image: Garry Knight/Flickr
The Giant Wild Goose Pagoda in Xi'an, China - a building Alexander considered a paragon of living architecture. Image: Alex Kwok/Wikimedia
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