christopher alexander

Katie Festinger’s Farm, pt 1

Molly and I have been working/staying at Katie Festinger’s nascent farm in Chimacum, WA (near Port Townsend) on and off for the last 3 weeks.  Katie sought w...

A Pattern Language Picnic Table

Our first project in Chimacum was a social one- the farm lacked an outdoor public space.  Beth really wanted a nice central area, so we cleared out storage u...