Species of Espaces and other spurious concepts addressed to reading the invisible features of signs within systems of relations

  title={Species of Espaces and other spurious concepts addressed to reading the invisible features of signs within systems of relations},
  author={J. Drucker},
  journal={Design and Culture},
  pages={135 - 153}
  • J. Drucker
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Design and Culture
ABSTRACT This article proposes that signs and signage systems be understood as part of enunciative systems. These in turn perform according to different models of cultural space that are layered into the built environment. Signs might be conceived in terms of circulation, movement, spatial ordering, point of view and sight lines, as well as ideas about how social relations are spatially organized, how privacy is understood, where legal and personal boundaries exist and why, and also notions of… Expand
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