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Building systems : design, technology, and society
Kiel Moe and Ryan E. Smith.
Design Library Call Number
  Stacks NA2543 .T43 M64 2012 (Browse Shelf) Available
Other Authors
  • ISBN: 9780415617949 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0415617944 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780415617932 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0415617936 (hardback : alk. paper)
  • OCLC Number: 701015713
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-236) and index.
Table of Contents

Introduction: systems, technics, and society / Kiel Moe and Ryan E. Smith -- 1. Construction history: between technological and cultural history / Antoine Pican -- 2. How the introduction of iron in construction chanted and developed thought patterns in design / Tom F. Peters -- 3. Retrofitting and redacting masonry engineering / Philippe Block -- 4. Building systems/building territories: industrialized housing delivery and the role of the architect / Ivan Rupnik -- 5. "Architecture or revolution": Taylorism, technocracy, and social change / Mary McLeod -- 6. Glass and light: the inflluence of interior illumination on the "Chicago School" / Thomas Leslie -- 7. Obsolescence: notes towards a history / Daniel M. Abramson -- 8. Risky business, fishy forms / Ellen Dineen Grimes -- 9. Household conditioning (if you are cold, put on a sweater) / William W. Braham -- 10. A house within a house / Hilary Sample / 11. Architectural production and sociotechnical codes: a theoretical framework / Steven A. Moore and Barbara B. Wilson.