Swarm City Model (pt.1)

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First attempts at modeling urban growth in Processing. On the left, a set of agents (white circles) are attracted to hot spots (red dots) which are generated randomly in the space. On the right, the density of agents is tracked over time through accretion of building volumes.

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One response to “Swarm City Model (pt.1)

  1. Perhaps noise in this system will not be something that disrupts the system but rather an integral design opportunity within the parameters of the system. Serres says that noise “is not strength, it is the very opposite of power, but it is capacity. This noise is the opening. …The multiple is open and from it is born nature always being born. We cannot foresee what will be born of it.”

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