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Dimitri Damiel Kim (M, 41)
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    Where forward thinking terrestrials share ideas and information about the state of the species, their planet and the universe, living the lives of science fiction. Introduction
    Featuring Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames, based on an idea by Kees Boeke.
    Our Lady of Guadalupe Terminus, NAFTA Super Terminal 110 @ St. Lazarus, Mexas, North American Union

    Super State


    “Globalization is changing the form of regions, cities and localities at a rate unprecedented in history. National boundaries are rapidly loosing their importance as trade barriers and cities have become more autonomous economic units which open up their manufacturing, commercial and financial services to international competition.

    Governments and international development agencies have advocated that globalization policies are the best way to overcome underdevelopment

    The velocity of spatial changes has become unpredictable, but it is also the speed of political and cultural transformations of society. Many important researchers have explained the appearance of the informational society, the global city, the competition of cities and the emergence of the sub-national markets, and Hypothesis has been formulated about urban convergences between Northern and Southern cities.

    Many researchers express preoccupation for the unforeseen prospects of such events, and ideas about the risk society emerges, about environmental depletion, about the increasing gap between rich and poor, and specifically concern has arouse over private appropriations of newly created values resulting from Large Urban and Infrastructure Projects. ” Rather than seeing the city purely as a macro-economic imperative, the city is seen as a social process of building and negotiations, in which different actors state their interests, propose solutions and generate decisions.

    The time-space compression created by globalization, through which rapid technological and social changes seem to surpass the character and nature of the built environment, demand a new explanation regarding urban transformation processes and the impact of large projects and programs.

    Globalisation, Urban Form & Governance,
    Rosemann, TU Delft

    Super Terminal

    The proposed project on the city will attempt to establish connections between impact of globalization in social, cultural, and economic domain and its urban domain. Through narrative of the city as told through the eyes of various inhabitants and players (proleteriat, bourgeois, magistrates, revolutionaries), limitations, implications, and blowbacks of globalized habitat will be explored through poetic satyre. Like Fritz Lang’s Metropolis or PKD/Scotts’s Blade Runner, the fantastic vision of the future is not only meant to inform of us of the possibilities, but warn us of the danger of our current progress/regress.
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    Extension of Human evolution or degradation of humanity ?

    Sony X905 Hyper Portable Data Assistant

    2.5 GHz AMD Moblility Blitz Processor
    NVIDIA Razor 4500x Graphics
    2 Terabyte built in memory, expandable with Dual Compact CF
    4" x 2.2" OLED Display
    5 GHz Wifi 802.11 z
    Solaris SatCom GSM
    Bluetooth 5.1
    Audio in/out
    Dual Compact CF Card Slot
    USB X 1.2
    Google's Proletariat 4.5.1 OS
    Tetra Matrix Navigator 7.5
    Rotund Universal Interpreter 4.7
    Rechargeable Kinetic Ion Battery
    Weight: 0.5 lb

    ONYX III BCI Proliant Class Deck

    4.7 GHz Octa Core MIPS
    10 TB Corsair Inferno Shared Memory
    ATI Radeon 2700X BCI Graphics Translator
    Ono Sendai 2 TB/s Cerebral Fiber Optic Interface
    Dimaond G Fiber Optic Cable
    Audio in/out
    Bluetooth 5.1
    Firewire 8 G
    Red Hat Linux BCI 8.5.1
    Jamhammer Anti-ICE Custom soft
    Rotund Universal Interpreter BCI 3.2.5
    Tetra Matrix Navigator BCI 1.6 Beta
    Weight: 2.4 lb

    DISCLAIMER: Trademark and logo "Sony", "Vaio", and "Sgi" are sole property of Sony Corporation and Silicon Graphics Incorporated. it is being used under "Fair Use Act".
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    * stasis: noun formal or technical a period or state of inactivity or equilibrium.

    Imagine a city where traffic flows are controlled autonomously, imagine a building that can create all the energy it needs to function; like a living, breathing, and thinking organism, the future Seoul will be self-sufficient, intelligent, and adaptable. Polymorphic Stasis is a new approach to thinking about urbanism, through genesis of multiple or layered components that exists in equilibrium.

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