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Author Yaneva, Albena, author.

Title Crafting history : archiving and the quest for architectural legacy / Albena Yaneva
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource (238 pages) : illustrations
Series Expertise: cultures and technologies of knowledge
Expertise (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Contents Introduction: The Secret Life of Architectural Objects -- Archive Fevers -- Architecture and the "Fever" of Archiving -- A Morning in the Vaults -- Opening the Crates -- Fear of Time, Fear of Insects -- The Plot of Archiving -- The Life of an Old Floppy Disk -- Conclusion: Collections as Sites of Epistemological Anxiety
Summary "Following the daily routines of collecting and record keeping at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, Albena Yaneva tells the story of how the nature of architectural archives reflects the nature of design as a collective endeavor in which archivists, librarians, editors, curators, digital humanists, and conservators all play a role. She also makes an argument about the importance of architectural archive-making as an index of the cultural position of design in contemporary societies"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes In English
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 29, 2020)
Subject Anthropology -- Philosophy
Architecture -- Philosophy
Architecture and anthropology.
Archives -- Philosophy
Material culture -- Social aspects
Design -- Social aspects
Knowledge, Sociology of.
Information organization -- Social aspects
Industrial design -- Social aspects.
sociology of knowledge.
ARCHITECTURE / Methods & Materials
Anthropology -- Philosophy
Architecture and anthropology
Architecture -- Philosophy
Design -- Social aspects
Knowledge, Sociology of
Material culture -- Social aspects
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2020004384
ISBN 9781501751844