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Equally, encapsulation of program is correctly orchestrated via any low energy embodied volumes or dense generic loft spaces. Highly malleable these spaces support growth, with elaboration and magnification of character at its limits. These are Ecograms of rampant plurality in which lifestyle is elective and fluid. Depending on the nerve with which the Ecogram pressures, the reinvention and re-privatization, of consequences could prove to be illimitable. , and Edward H. Bennett, Plan of Chicago, the Commercial Club, Chicago, 1909.
Figs. 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, and 22). 33 The earthly rhythms that characterize 31 Keller Easterling, Enduring Innocence: Global Architecture and Its Political Masquerades, 2007. Eyal Weizman, Anselm Franke, Thomas Keenan, Archipelago of Exception – Sovereignties of Extraterritoriality, CCCB – the Centre for Contemporary Culture in Barcelona, November 2005. 33 Rifkin, Jeremy: The Age of Access: The New Culture of Hypercapitalism, Where All of Life is a Paid-For Experience, (Putnam Publishing Group) 2000.
Fessel The processing capacities of computers distort the implications of measure. Software allows for seemingly limitless flexibility. Operators can shift from the smallest possible detail to the largest components. It’s possible to zoom endlessly outwards into entire regions. On one level, this is a tremendously effective visualization capacity. Consider the design of a rail spike and its connection to the track; zoom onto the tracks themselves and further out to all the trains on those tracks and advance past Penn Station and finally out of the entire New York City metropolitan region.