brensmith: Helped me to understand the language of architecture. What works and why, and what doesn't work and why. To this day I can still pick up this book, turn to a random page and get lost for hours in it read comments

convexfunction: He's an architect/philosopher who coined the term "design patterns". Beautiful book, got me thinking very hard about how to create artifacts and environments that make the people who... read comments

fsloth: Purports to be about architectural theory but has actually deep things to say about systems design and organizational learning in general. read comments