Latest Building Beauty Community News

A new architecture we can conceive in our hearts, and build with our own hands, using processes that encourage us to make places of life and beauty.

Munishwar Nath Ashish Ganju Interview

February 22, 2017

We have a fascinating conversation about ancient philosophical values, the biological practicality of urban periphery building, architecture as a form of yoga, how making heals the maker, and reviving wisdom “lost for a thousand years.”  

Narendra Dengle Interview

February 20, 2017

We talk about his meeting Chris, Maggie and Sergio, the founding ethos of the program and how architects do well to listen to and work with the extant wisdom of local building methods.  

Sandro Balducci joins our staff.

February 18, 2017

We are proud to announce new staff joining Building Beauty, Sandro Balducci, welcome Sandro! www.sandrobalducci.com @SandroBalducci

Yodan Rofè Interview

February 15, 2017

We talk with Yodan Rofè about how the Building Beauty Program is like no other in the world. He provides information on his extensive background with collaborations in living process, the attempt to make objective measurements of value in built form and what he sees for the school going forward.  

Michael Mehaffy Interview

February 10, 2017

Watch our interview with Michael Mehaffy, discussing the intersection of technology and hands-on experience in the Building Beauty program.  

Maggie Moore Alexander Interview

February 10, 2017

Here is our interview video with Maggie Moore Alexander, discussing the Building Beauty program and her prior work with Christopher Alexander.

Sergio Porta Interview

February 10, 2017

Watch the new video, our interview with Sergio Porta, discussing the origins of and vision for the Building Beauty Program.

New Brocure

February 10, 2017

New Brochure with program details of the new Building Beauty program in Naples, now available. Check it out!

Featured on LinkedIn

February 10, 2017

“The Timeless Way of Educating Architects: A New Master course | Naples, Italy”  on LinkedIn.

featured on Architexturez.net

February 10, 2017

We are featured on Architexturez.net. Check it out!

Updated fee and registration info

February 10, 2017

New BB flyer with updated info on Fees Structure, Qualification and Registration now available here.

David Rudlin

February 10, 2017

David Rudlin, winner of the Wolfson Economic Prize 2014 is now staff at BB. We all delighted having David with us!


1. Words: from The Battle for the Life and Beauty of the Earth: A struggle between two world-systems, Alexander, C., Neis, H., & Alexander, M. M. (2012). New York: Oxford University Press.