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Growth Patterns

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Growing beings and growing things, whether material or immaterial, accumulate mass or increase their spreading. Plants grow, black holes grow, a software program grows, economies grow, cities grow, patterns grow, a pile of sand grows, a text grows, the mind grows and even things like self-confidence and love are said to grow. On the other hand, we do not expect that things like cars or buildings “grow.”,...


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Here in this piece we just would like to show some possibilities to enlarge the conceptual space and the vocabulary that we could use to describe (the) “growing” (of) things. We will take a special reference to architecture and urbanism, albeit the basics would apply to other fields as well, e.g. to the growth and the differentiation of organizations (as “management”) or social forms, but also of more or even “completely” immaterial entities. In some way, this power is even mandatory, if we are going to address the Urban, for the Urban definitely exceeds the realm of the empirical.

 

The remainder of this essay comprises the following sections:

1. Space

2. Modes of Talking

3. Modes of Growth

3.1. Crystals

3.2. Plants

3.3. Swarms

3.4. Animals

3.5. Urban Morphing

3.6. Summary of Growth Modes

4. Effects of Growth

5. Growth, an(d) Urban Matter

5.1. Koolhaas, History, Heritage and Preservation

5.2. Shrinking. Thinning. Growing.

5.3. In Search for Symbols

5.4. The Question of Implementation

6. Conclusions

 

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