Know Stewart Brand? He's the Whole Earth Catalog guy. I have a copy and remain in awe of it.
Mr. Brand also wrote a book and produced a TV program, How Buildings Learn. It's about buildings that are adaptable for human needs. It strikes a chord with me: the best homes will meet the needs of many generations of many families. Bigger building should do the same.
Now, he's put the 6 TV programs in the public domain. If you enjoy architecture, buildings, design, people, and human ingenuity as much as I do, you'll want to watch all 6 episodes, which I will post in the next few days.
Here is Episode 1. "Flow"
Here are the rest:
3. How Buildings Learn - Stewart Brand - 3 of 6 - “Built for Change”
5. How Buildings Learn - Stewart Brand - 5 of 6 - “The Romance of Maintenance”
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