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The Bartlett School of Graduate Studies ‐ University College London Parasitic Ecologies: extending space through diffusion‐limited aggregation models Georgia Kachri This dissertation is submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Adaptive Architecture & Computation from University College London University of London, September 2009 2 I, Georgia Kachri, confirm that the work presented in this thesis is my own. Where information has been derived from other sources, I confirm that this has been indicated in the thesis. Georgia Kachri 3 Abstract Parasitic architecture allows the creation of flexible structures that feed off existing infrastructure offering solid answers to the problem of structural density of cities and the need of temporary accommodations. Additionally, modular systems potentially provide forms with great complexity out of simplicity. This thesis investigates the evolution of self‐sustained parasitic structures that evolve by...