Last week I mentioned The Long Now Foundation, the progenitor of a series of interesting experiments in long-term thinking (such as The Clock of the Long Now and The 10,000 Year Photograph). Stewart Brand was a Long Now founder, and still co-chairs its board. He's an interesting guy -- a former Merry Prankster, founder of the Whole Earth Catalog, and much more.
In 1994, Brand wrote How Buildings Learn: What Happens After They're Built. The book is an extended argument about architecture and... READ ON