StructurePreservingTransformations (ThoughtStorms)

ChristopherAlexander says growing by structure preserving transformations is what produces OrganicArchitecture with TheQualityWithoutAName : http://www.patternlanguage.com/archive/ieee/ieeetext.htm


ChristopherAlexander making a plea for organic transformations pretty much ties patterns, OrganicArchitecture, and incremental development. (As does HowBuildingsLearn)


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** in fact see how this fits with the whole ExtremeProgramming thing too. I wonder how explicitly that community / culture was influenced by this appeal (JimCoplien a key connection here?)