Monthly Archives: March 2013

The Pattern which Connects Pleroma to Creatura: The Autocell Bridge from Physics to Life

The Pattern which Connects Pleroma to Creatura: The Autocell Bridge from Physics to Life Abstract By his own standards Gregory Bateson was unsuccessful in his life-long quest to explain how the informational or living realm (creatura) could emerge out of the energetic or physical realm (pleroma). Drawing upon recent insights in self-organization theory, the authors suggest a missing link connecting the realms; a simple spontaneously­arising, non-living, yet evolvable molecular […] read more

The Essence of the Traditional System Prevalent in the Mediterranean Region is Found in the Ethics and Values Related to Habitat

The Essence of the Traditional System Prevalent in the Mediterranean Region is Found in the Ethics and Values Related to Habitat The mind set and associated skills of the contemporary architect whose ideology is rooted in modernism and post-modernism does not provide her or him with the outlook and skills necessary to intervene intelligently in habitat. Developers and home builders have taken the role of habitat producers, driven by the notion that habitat is a product […] read more