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Crafting history archiving and the quest for architectural legacy

Author: Albena Yaneva
Publisher: Ithaca London Cornell University Press 2020
Series: Expertise: cultures and technologies of knowledge
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Yaneva, Albena
Crafting history
Ithaca [New York[ : Cornell University Press, 2020
Online-Ausgabe
(DLC)2020004384
Erscheint auch als
Yaneva, Albena
Crafting history
Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2020
1 Online-Ressource (258 Seiten)
Online-Ausgabe
(DE-627)1699069336
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albena Yaneva
ISBN: 9781501752155 1501752154 9781501751820 1501751824
OCLC Number: 1227275601
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: 238 Seiten Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction: The Secret Life of Architectural Objects1. Archive Fevers2. Architecture and the "Fever" of Archiving3. A Morning in the Vaults4. Opening the Crates5. Politics of Care6. The Plot of Archiving7. The Life of an Old Floppy DiskConclusion: Collections as Sites of Epistemological Reshuffle -- Cornell University Press
Series Title: Expertise: cultures and technologies of knowledge
Responsibility: Albena Yaneva.

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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.

"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"

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