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Embracing the tyranny of distance: Space as an enabling constraint

Bullock, Seth and Buckley, Christopher L. (2009) Embracing the tyranny of distance: Space as an enabling constraint Technoetic Arts, 7, (2), pp. 141-152.

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Architectural design is typically limited by the constraints imposed by physical space. If and when opportunities to attenuate or extinguish these limits arise, should they be seized? Here it is argued that the limiting influence of spatial embedding should not be regarded as a frustrating "tyranny" to be escaped wherever possible, but as a welcome enabling constraint to be leveraged. Examples from the natural world are presented, and an appeal is made to some recent results on complex systems and measures of interaction complexity.

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Published date: 2009
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity


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Date deposited: 30 Nov 2009 14:52
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 06:55

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Author: Seth Bullock
Author: Christopher L. Buckley

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