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  1. Sep 2016
    1. Aria! works smoothly by knowing which pieces of red tape can (and should) be bypassed in order to be productive.
    2. For example,
    3. Arial's office involves what he calls "constellations" of interconnected practices.
    4. According to Wenger's analysis,
    5. to document how she works within a network of practices.
    6. He follows the moves of one office worker, Arial,
    7. and their work environment in one company's office.
    8. Wenger undertakes an ethnographic study of insur-ance claims adjusters
    9. undertakes
    10. Wenger
    11. r at least they are not merely human
    12. Furthermore
    13. , networks are not human
    14. but about relations among elements.
    15. Networks are not about fixed indexes of meaning
    1. they often intentionally restrict access by a certain class of individuals (here, drug dealers and “johns”).

      Couldn't it be argued that these regulations by architecture help protect an area's population?

    2. And while it addresses tools of exclusion such as ra-cially restrictive covenants and exclusionary zoning, never does it mention ex-clusion based on features of the built environment.73

      Do you/we/does anyone think that this is a conscious doing? Is it likely that rules against exclusion based on features of the built environment are purposely left vague to allow for discrimination? Or is the vagueness of the rules abused?