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Author Moore, Steven A., 1945-

Title Technology and place : sustainable architecture and the Blueprint Farm / Steven A. Moore ; foreword by Kenneth Frampton
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 260 pages) : illustrations
Contents COVER; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; CHAPTER ONE: A QUESTION OF CATEGORIES; Modernity, Technology, and Place; Critical Regionalism; Toward a Nonmodern Alternative; CHAPTER TWO: A RECONSTRUCTION FROM THE FILE; CHAPTER THREE: THE LOCAL HISTORY OF SPACE; Place, Technology, and Technological Networks; La Frontera Chica; Narrowing Horizons of Spatial Discourse; CHAPTER FOUR: CONFLICTING INTENTIONS; The Concept of Intentionality; Networks of Intention; Uninhabited Intentions; CHAPTER FIVE: TECHNOLOGICAL INTERVENTIONS; Traditions in Science and Technology Studies
Making Problems Go AwayDemocracy and Participation; CHAPTER SIX: RECEPTION; Reception Theory; Mixed Receptions; Received Paradigms; CHAPTER SEVEN: REPRODUCTION; The Production of Facts; Spreading Claims; Sublime Reproductions; CHAPTER EIGHT: EIGHT PROPOSITIONS; Summary Propositions; The Nonmodern Thesis; Eight Points for Regenerative Architecture: A Nonmodern Manifesto; APPENDIX: THE THINGS THEMSELVES; NOTES; REFERENCES; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Summary Developing "sustainable" architectural and agricultural technologies was the intent behind Blueprint Farm. In this book, Steven Moore demonstrates how the various stakeholders' competing definitions of "sustainability," "technology," and "place" ultimately doomed Blueprint Farm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-253) and index
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Subject Agricultural innovations -- Texas -- Laredo.
Architecture -- Texas -- Laredo -- History -- 20th century.
Farm buildings -- Texas -- Laredo.
Technology -- Social aspects -- Texas -- Laredo.
Blueprint Farm (Laredo, Tex.)
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0292732066 electronic bk
029275244X (alk. paper)
0292752458 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780292732063 electronic bk
9780292752443 (alk. paper)
9780292752450 (paperback: alk. paper)