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SYNC Construct

Early sociologists reflected that our society was a self-contained and self-regulating semiotic system whose elements or actors are defined by relationships with other elements within that system. To them, the structure of the network they lived in (at the beginning of the industrial revolution) was imposed by the same actors participating in that system. Limitations that essentially made them cogs in the wheel of industrialization and densification. However, within this fate lies moments of synchrony and of the harmonious, along with the dynamic. My intentions for a future truck stop are in the celebration of the progressive diachrony found in human-made machines and tangentially, in the way those machines interact with human actors to make our world run the way it might tomorrow. The SYNC construct intends to be a 1500 ft long truck stop that is implanted onto the continuum of the highway system. Ultimately, the construct is a machine that merges synchrony with procession, bridging the structuralist impression of the static with the dynamism and rhythm found in the mechanics of today’s vast logistical network.