functioning in a New Space
Aegitecture – (eng. root; architecture. prefix; aegis) (ee-ji-tek-tur) n. elements worn to protect humans from their inability to discern one architectural space from the next. These elements recall generic architectural formations in order to comfort the wearer through the idea that he is home. He wore all types of aegitecture, as he planned to spend the day in the airport.
Apostrupture – (eng. root; structure/rupture. prefix; post/apocalypse) (apOst-rupchur) n. The structures being built around coastal cities and towns as the melting polar icecaps cause sea levels to rise. Mary Mattingly is working on plans for New York’s apostrupture, a wall made from translucent cement.
Bivotrans - (eng. root; bivouac) (bI-vO-trAns) adj. A living being’s relation, reaction, and interaction with glass or mirrored/laminant-film architectural structures. Forty birds died each day at the World Trade Center in Manhattan because of the obvious conflictual bivotrans relationship carried out between the birds and the reflectant sky-like surface of the building.
Cealamony – (eng. root; ceremony. prefix; conceal) (seel-a-mOnee) v. A ritualistic veiling of one’s identity. In Kobo Abe’s novelette, "The Box Man", the characters participate in the cealamony of the cardboard city.
Celcerform - (root; cellular) n. Device used to shrink cancerous growths. His celcerform is above his right ear, blocking his cell-phones cancerous rays.Decoalesco – (lat. root; coalesco) (dee-kO-les-kO) adj. 1. A rootless background. 2. A plastic sensibility. Their untraditional activities are the result of a whole culture of decoalesco thought.
Corperment: (COR'-per-munt) This word reflects the reality of today's allegiance between empowered corporations and government. In this view of the relations between previously autonomous government and corporate functions, government serves as an extension of corporate policies, while at the same time, corporations serve as extensions of government policy.
EO (EO's) (EEE'-ohs) Shorthand for "environmental oddities". When then sun's output is up 6-8 percent compared with a year or two back - that's an "EO."EO...also: Whale beachings, strange earth sounds, ELF radiation, radar rings
G-Simpod - (root words; Simputer, iPod) n. The perfect product, a cohesion between the old East and West borders. The G- signifies none other than God, the only place that the idea of the perfect product could come from. It has two emergency keys, but most often the G-Simpod acts as an old-fashioned computer/communicator and a music player. Please see the G-Simpod Press Release.
Getthroughitness: (get-THREW-it-ness) In planning for a wildly uncertain future, a practitioner of getthroughitness does not try to constrain the wide range of possible outcomes, rather, they focus on mobility, and advance warning systems to stay out of harms way. They rely on skills and mindset to move forward once crisis is pas, and their mantra is "Chance favors the prepared mind..."
Inform – n. A wearable
object that reminds of internal bliss so as to distract from external
Musiform – n. A wearable museum to house past memories, small duplicates of special objects. In many cases these museums house relics of ideas and notions that no longer have a place in society and are recognized from a distance as otherworldly. The museum in used temporarily in periods of flux. Musiforms aid the wearer in the Rite of Clenformation.
Museum – n. A place of enlightenment where the viewer regards overall self in the form of extinct cultures, heritages, and memories. The museum houses relics of ideas and notions that no longer have a place in society and are recognized from a distance as otherworldly.
Plastic Gardens – n. Generic sculpture parks set up usually at four points in sub/urban planned spaces. They tend to represent a preservation of the past and an accepted growth towards the future.Postform – n. A weareable object that has the effect of and acts as a reminder of post-cultural sameness. Their postforms all articulated the same thing to me.
Regos – ( eng. root; regress. suffix; ego) (rE-gOs) adj. The need to play sports or games generally associated with children. His regos personality hindered him in all forms of common aspirations.
Resimulo - (latin. root; res; real, adsimulo; simulate) (rE-sim-U-lO) adj. The experience that takes place when altered nature skews perception of reality. "1984", by George Orwell, alluded to resimulo conditions through the theory of "doublespeak".
Rite of Clenformation – adv. Ritualistic purging of possessions. Navigators who embark on this ritual divorce themselves from all collections, and in turn internalize due to necessity in the form of spatial, elemental, and navigational restrictions.
Rite of Completion – After leaving the womb, one creates relationships with transitional objects to satisfy a new-found "Ego". One will impose Ego on the object until one is able to form person-to-person relationships to satiate the missing completion of mother/child.
Rostafform - (rO-staf-form) (root; staff) n. Staff-like device that provides the traveller with divine protection and guidance. Her rostafform was complete with a slot for her spectus.Spatioin – (spA-shE-on) adj. An unavoidable and generic confrontation with space, with non-place. Her reaction to the spation conditions of the hotel met that of the designer’s target audience.
Spectime – (lat. root; spectum) adj. Unable to discern time. He has a spectime relationship with his grandfather and their past.Spectumform – (lat. root; spectum) n. Sense-expansion device. The navigator bought new ear spectumforms so as to increase his hearing and make up for a loss of spatial perception.Spectus – (lat. root; spectum) (spek-tus) n. 1. Map designed to discern similar space. 2. Map that can be used anywhere in the world as one place invariably invokes the next. The spectus has revolutionized the map, now only one is needed.
Specolumn – (lat. prefix; spectum, eng. root; column) n Locators placed throughout structures to be used as reference for passers-by. They regard the specolumn when it was obvious that they were lost.
Spectus (lat. root; spectum) (spek-tus) n. 1. Map designed to discern similar space. 2. Map that can be used anywhere in the world as one place invariably invokes the next. The spectus has revolutionized the map, now only one is needed.
Time – n . When the word time is uttered it refers to a space relative to the subject in a horizontal manner. Time can be the space between one moment and another, or that moment. We call this conversion Time, time is no longer of essence as decoalesco societies use space as a determinate for change. Time refers to a visual space change. Place relates more clearly to a station – an avoidance or a wander.
Uniscape – (eng. Root; landscape, prefix; uni) (unE-skApe) n. Mimicry landscaping. The cell triad pattern was the inspiration for the uniscape of bushes.
Universal oxiform – n . Breathing device. Universal oxiforms have become a commodity second only to water.
Virtual – An image seen out of context so frequently it is associated with its image rather than the actual object.
Wal-Bucks: (WAHL'-bux) There are U.S. dollars, printed in order to facilitate the purchase by U.S. consumers of cheap goods from China. China, in turn uses the Wal-Bucks to buy useful things, like copper mines, oil and gas for future delivery locking in today's cheap prices, etc.