Keeping it Real

Many people who have experience with collective presencing either in a spiritual community or organizational setting, report that when the collective processing faces phases of intense and chaotic discomfort and passes through, that the transformation on the other side is relative to the amount of tension that is able to be processed. Groups that self-select by … Continue reading Keeping it Real

Generative Design-Build

In an excellent article on Christopher Alexander's notion of "wholeness", by Michael Mehaffy and Nikos Salingaros share the following from their new book: A set of diagrams from Helmut Leitner (a software engineer in Graz, Austria) helps us grasp the wholeness-generating transformations. We reproduce his five-step graphical description from our book Algorithmic Sustainable Design. 1. Step-wise: Perform one … Continue reading Generative Design-Build