Tectonic Articulation

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Bearing in mind the three dimensions of architecture task -organization, articulation, signification- and in an effort to create an structural autopoietic system that will offer new opportunities for architectural articulation, the study explores articulation of structural morphologies -through principles of stigmergic collaboration and structural coupling- that will allow the articulation between a variety of spaces by transitions through structural tectonic static morphing.

By self-regulating critical variables of force distribution within a structural system, the ecology of agents is developing an automatic mechanism of self-regulation – homeostasis/autopoiesis system – where the system becomes self-producing, allowing for a correlated and differentiated multi-system. Where like in natural systems, compositions are so highly integrated that they cannot be easily decomposed into independent subsystems. It becomes a system with self-reference and self-regulation which further evolves by using structural coupling. Therefore recognizing that the outside influences cannot shape the system’s internal structure, but act only as a trigger that causes the structure to alter its current attractors.

The ecology of agents allows to correlate multiple systems, and encourage contributive coexistence of different articulation layers.

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