Diagram: Building Blocks

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Complex systems are made up of simple 'building blocks'. A building block could take many forms: an ant, a cell, or a building within the urban fabric.

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We also speak of  Modularity components of a complex system. 


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Wohl, S. (2019, 1 October). Building Blocks. Retrieved from https://kapalicarsi.wittmeyer.io/definition/building-blocks

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