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Annotated Abstract

Previously: Annotated Abstract Who Needs Whom by Julie Schumacher
The spatial impact of storage is easy to capture if we are talking about tangible objects as books, building materials or even cities. While imagining digital platforms, space doesn’t directly seem to play a major role.
Who Needs Whom searches for a way to reflect on the tools and methods used in a design-process in order to gain a better understanding of the spatial impact of those choices.
Never has “gathering data” been so easy and complex at the same time. The way we are constantly collecting information from different sources, creates new possibilities to make links and build relations between different intentions. Through fragmenting and rearranging ideas or “given data”, we may come to new findings, but we also make it more and more difficult to categorise or define those same ones.