The origins of interconnection of the city; derived from antecedent and interlace.
1. traffic and roads are the anteceterlace of every city.
< English; Antecedent: preceding; prior
< English; Interlace: to cross one another, typically passing alternately over and under, as if woven together; intertwine
An interconnected system, in a constant state of equilibrium, where the void left behind by an expired component is immediately filled by neighbouring components.
1. foam exists as a process of arasmas where, if created and left to expire on its own will never have voids as the space left by popped bubbles will be taken up by the surrounding bubbles.
2. a city exists as a process of arasmas where, if created and left to develop on its own, any conceivable “voids” will be absorbed and reconsidered by the surrounding community.
< Sanskrit; Samasara meaning the endless process of birth and death < English; Rethink meaning the act of reconsidering
< Old English; Phoenix meaning becoming renewed or restored after apparent elimination
The new city is without boundaries and is an open, and borderless society. With the advent of new technologies, citizens can connect directly to city’s across the globe, and even commute freely across cities without being aware of crossing any border.
1. The city is to share space and live in a borderless region.
2. During our final experiment, the foam erupted out of the bottle on its own and dispersed organically in a borderless fashion.
< English; from Old French bordure «seam, edge of a shield, border,»
< Frankish; *bord or a similar Germanic source
< Old English; *bord «side»
< English; word-forming element meaning «lacking, cannot be, does not»
< Old English; -leas, from leas «free (from), devoid (of), false, feigned»
The generative potential of combining local and global entities within a defined urbn context, creating new boundaries and connections – within the metroplis.
1. It is difficult to ignore the accelerating coencrescism of urbanization, caused by profound changes in the world economics. World economics has a highly distinguished influence on the growth of urbanization.
< Greek; Common
< Latin; Growth
< Ism; New philosophy
Something that is simultaneously a whole and a part. When everything has become the centre, there is no longer any valid centre reflecting hierarchy.
1. A holacracy is a city without hierarchy that considers all as being contributive to the whole.
2. Through harmonious living as a holacracy, we can see the city for what it is: foam.
< English; “Whole, entire, complete,»
< Greek; holos «whole, entire, complete»
The innovative communication with business and consumer.
1. the Uber App is the insta-social with drivers and riders of the city center; derived from instant and social.
< English; Instant: an infinitesimal or very short space of time; a moment
< English; Social: relating to, devoted to, or characterized by friendly companionship or relations
< Latin; ambiguitatem (nominative ambiguitas) «double meaning, equivocalness, double sense
Ambiguous spaces exist where a designed frame accommodates the evolution of a spontaneous growth. The resulting space is a hybrid of an architectural concept and the events that occur within it.
1. The essence of spatial ambiguity must possess both a framing condition and a growth condition.
< English; Meaning «of or relating to space» is from 1857.
< English; «uncertainty, doubt, indecision, hesitation,»
< Old French; ambiguite
suh k-sesh-uh n
Progressive replacement of one establishment by another that builds on ideas of the previous while sharing the same resources in order to grow and flourish through time.
1. the existence of foam is sustained through succession. Foam is ephemeral as the chemical reaction that creates it is not eternal. It requires a constant introduction of new elements creating new reactions to sustain its growth.
2. the Highline is a disused elevated railway succeeded by a public park that revitalized the neighborhood of Chelsea in New York.
< Old French; succession meaning fact or right of succeeding someone by inheritance>
< Latin; successionem meaning a following after, a coming into another’s place>
< Latin; successus meaning fact of being later in time
An object and/or process that is seemingly unimportant and inactive but becomes crucial to the reaction or process at hand
1. the coco butter in the bath bomb provided the element of fat that was unexpectedly necessary for the foam to occur as it protected the reaction from dissipating.
2. the bodies of water surrounding the city of Ottawa were unexpectedly necessary elements that have influenced the form of the city; all roads have been aligned in parallel or perpendicular to the water.
< English; unexpected meaning unforseen or surprising
< Middle English; necessarie
< Latin; necessaries meaning being essential, indispensable, or requisite
Urbapolitain or Urbispoliton or Urbispolitian
The interlace of interaction through networks and communication of environment of dense city living; derived from urbus and politan.
1. In a Metropolitan area, there are many actions and reactions of people. These interactions affect how the city grows. From extremely happy (New Years day celebration) to sad (earthquake) the urbapolitian is different at d time of day and year.
< Latin; Urbus: relating to, or designating a city or town. living in a city, urbānus
< Greek; Social: a combining form, meaning “city,” appearing in loanwords from Greek (metropolis), and used in the formation of placenames (Annapolis)
Wilderness and citizenry are two perfectly happy bodies whose opposition is a farce.
1. While blowing on the foam, we noticed that the foam was malleable to the wind, thus demonstrating citure.
2. The artist Pierre Huyghe employs wildizenry through his film Seaside by acknowledging that wilderness is a total construct, rebuilt by man for four hundred years.
< English; «Wild, uninhabited, or uncultivated place»
< English; «citizens collectively»
A city that intends to socially mix outsiders within the constructed notion of the native ecosystem.
1. While at first the food coloring was distinct and minor sprawl within the foam was visible, after we engaged the foam through hand mixing, new colors became visible within the foam.
< English; “to render social”
< English; “admit (an alien) to rights of a citizen”
The process or action of maintaining the physiological stability of a state of things whereby the maintenance process is responsive to the requirements of the state of things as it independently shifts state.
1. In 2016-17, 400 Syrian refugees began living at 1240
and 1244 Donald St, Ottawa, and Little Syria was born. (Speculative.)
sympathetic: Physics. Used in reference to sounds produced by repsonsive vibrations induced in one body by transmission of vibrations from another.
maintenance: Biol. The process or action of maintaining physiological stability, esp. stable body mass. Also attrib.: designating the energy or nutrients required to keep an organism in such a state (as distinct from energy used for growth or reproduction).