The portable computer, the handheld gateway to the global virtual network. Enables one to re-create a personal “room” wherever we go, whether in a private area or a public plaza; a “territory machine” according to Kenichi Fujimoto.
What does this mean for architectural space? For one, it has the potential for anyone to participate in the public discourse of our collective environments. Urban annotations, the gradual accumulation of information layers by a group of users or casual passers-by. The comprehension of systems operation and movement networks at a scale that we can see and understand.
Themes that I am reading about in Sentient City