1.    These standalone case studies and stories, taken from Johannesburg and elsewhere, help inform our knowledge and understanding of the relevant systems and components which make up our relationship to the ground. Which terminology is the most appropriate? Which specific concepts or ideas seem to pique our interests?
2.    When standalone case studies and stories begin to connect, we can begin to bring together our established knowledge and understanding and suggest systems of systems and components. What resources are required to maintain certain ground-related systems, and what do these systems output? How are different systems interrelated? How can the comparison and contrasting of different systems, then, lead to further speculation into the future?