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Architecture of Science

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ISBN-10: 0262071908

ISBN-13: 9780262071901

Edition: 1999

Authors: Peter L. Galison, Shimon Edelman, Emily Thompson

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The Architecture of Science offers interdisciplinary speculations on how architecture and science influence each other's practice, development and self-identity, by historians of science and architecture, sociologists and practitioners.
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 4/29/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 9.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.686
Language: English

Emily Thompson is a Professor of History at Princeton University.

Acknowledgments
Notes on Contributors
Buildings and the Subject of Science
Of Secrecy and Openness: Science and Architecture in Early Modern Europe
Masculine Prerogatives: Gender, Space, and Knowledge in the Early Modern Museum
Alchemical Symbolism and Concealment: The Chemical House of Libavius
Openness and Empiricism: Values and Meaning in Early Architectural Writings and in Seventeenth-Century Experimental Philosophy
Displaying and Concealing Technics in the Nineteenth Century
Architecture for Steam
Illuminating the Opacity of Achromatic Lens Production: Joseph von Fraunhofer's Use of Monastic Architecture and Space as a Laboratory
The Spaces of Cultural Representation, circa 1887 and 1969: Reflections on Museum Arrangement and Anthropological Theory in the Boasian and Evolutionary Traditions
Bricks and Bones: Architecture and Science in Victorian Britian
Modern Space
"Spatial Mechanics": Scientific Metaphors in Architecture
Diagramming the New World, or Hannes Meyer's "Scientization" of Architecture
Listening to/for Modernity: Architectural Acoustics and the Development of Modern Spaces in America
Of Beds and Benches: Building the Modern American Hospital
Is Architecture Science?
Architecture, Science, and Technology
Architecture as Science: Analogy or Disjunction?
The Mutual Limits of Architecture and Science
The Hounding of the Snark
Princeton After Modernism: the Lewis Thomas Laboratory for Molecular Biology
Thoughts on the Architecture of the Scientific Workplace: Community, Change, and Continuity
The Design Process for the Human Workplace
Life in the Lewis Thomas Laboratory
Two Faces on Science: Building Identities for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
Centers, Cities, and Colliders
Architecture at Fermilab
The Architecture of Science: From D'Arcy Thompson to the SSC
Factory, Laboratory, Studio: Dispersing Sites of Production
Index