Alexandrian Form

The AlexandrianForm of patterns has the following sections:

(Some wiki pages, such as SimplyUnderstoodCode, attempt to follow this form.)

Alexander describes the form a bit differently (PatternLanguage, x - xi):

I ran across this as I've been chronicling PatternForms for the PatternWhitePaper, and it struck me as much more explicit than I remember from my first reading of the book. -- JimCoplien


I've been reading it for the first time, and what strikes me is that the problem definition doesn't identify the forces explicitly. It explains the problem, but without breaking it down into forces or explaining why. I would like to see the forces. -- DaveHarris

Remember this form is specialized for Building Architecture and not Software Design.

CategoryPattern | CategoryPatternForm | CategoryForces

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