Sweeping dunes made of the finest grains of sand, swirl into and out of form.
To begin architecting a civilization one can either start at the smallest detail or outline vast and encompassing visions.
Complexity is layered simplicity.
A complex civilization is a series of simplicities. Each simplicity is made of elements. These elements are fundamental and few.
One thing to remember, civilizations stand and fall on shifting sands.
Detail of Rochefort’s Escape, by Édouard Manet.