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The Relationship Between Physical Space And Culture

Physical space and culture have a unique relationship as they both help people live and thrive in their society. In some cases there are differences that could affect development of one over the other. They tend to vary depending on which part of the world you refer to. Some areas have large amounts of space great for cultural development. This doesn’t mean it is necessarily good for all cultures, meaning you can have too much of a good thing. The elements of physical space and culture tend to be focal points of most societies today even though people may not realize it.

Physical space has different elements that make it important on its own like culture. For instance, people need space to be able to grow. People need space to live, breath, and make products. Yet, these aspects, especially products, take up physical space. They have a means for purpose and necessity to a number of people, cultures and societies around the world. There are times when you need a sufficient amount of space to grow whatever it is you feel the need for, such as a business, family home, or elements related to your culture.

Culture is just as significant if not more as physical space for several reasons. Some cultures rely on things such as material items and structures to grow and diversify in their current society. Some people may not find it easy to get enough space or to be able keep space reserved for something. There are elements of culture considered sacred and almost untouchable. Since there are different types of cultures it is often impossible to say which one needs more space, but they each have their own way of utilizing it for the sake of their being and existence.

Culture is something people add things to. It can be seen as a container you can fill with volume. You can have physical space that helps you limit how much culture you add. Physical space can be seen as a boundary line that defines who, what, when, where and how things will be established. These questions are highly important as they help define the purpose of the space, including what culture claims it as being their own. In the end it depends on what you consider culture and what you consider is physical space.