Fragment of Generative Code for Neighborhoods


Repeated use of the unfoldings, for different contexts and at different scales

Originally written for The Nature of Order In the life of a neighborhood, or of any single building,even, there is always a continuous process of rebuilding, modification, improvement, sometimes of neglect requiring repair.


As you discover particular unfolding rules which work well for you, and get good results, you may begin to think how the same rules, applied at different scales, or to different parts of your environment, can work, over and over again. Sometimes by direct application to a different scale, sometimes by creative extrapolation to a slightly different case.

It is the nature of all morphogenesis that the most powerful unfolding rules, are applied repeatedly, at different scales, and when the organism has to repair itelf.