Pattern language

  • Alexander, Christopher. The Timeless Way of Building. Oxford University Press, 1979.
  • Bollier, David and Silke Helfrich. Patterns of Commoning. Off the Common Books, 2015.
  • Leitner, Helmut. Pattern Theory: Introduction and Perspectives on the Tracks of Christopher Alexander. Graz, 2015.


  • Abbey of the Arts - “a virtual global online monastery offering pilgrimages, online classes and retreats, reflections, and resources which integrate contemplative spiritual practice and creative expression with monastic spirituality”
  • Jubilee House - archival wiki of an aborted project
  • Monastery, The - Former Franciscan abbey in Manchester, England, converted into a cultural center
  • unMonastery - “a social clinic for the future”