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How Buildings Learn

What Happens After They're Built

Stewart Brand

Buildings have often been studied whole in space, but never before have they been studied whole in time. How Buildings Learn is a masterful new synthesis that proposes that buildings adapt best when constantly refined and reshaped by their occupants, and that architects can mature from being artists of space to becoming artists of time. From the co...
Publish Date
September 30
First Published in 1994
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One of my favorite books.      source
Nov 30, 2017
Best design book that's not about design? Go. For me, it's How Buildings Learn by Stewart Brand      source
Aug 17, 2020
See also How Buildings Learn by @stewartbrand (a book that has greatly influenced influenced my thinking).      source
Apr 07, 2020
@landedstar @leewardists I love that book. So many good lessons the (tech) world can learn from.      source