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Home delivery : fabricating the modern dwelling

Author: Barry Bergdoll; Peter Christensen; Ron Broadhurst; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Museum of Modern Art : D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"As the world's population swells and the need for sustainable ways of living grows ever more urgent and obvious, prefabricated architecture has taken center stage. Even before our current predicaments, the mass-produced, factory-made home had a distinguished history, having served as a vital precept in the development of Modern architecture. Today, with the digital revolution reorganizing the relationship between  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
Dessins et plans Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Bergdoll; Peter Christensen; Ron Broadhurst; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780870707339 0870707337 9783764388621 3764388625
OCLC Number: 183263656
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the exhibition Home delivery : fabricating the modern dwelling, at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, July 20-October 20, 2008"--Title page verso.
Description: 247 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Foreword / Glenn D. Lowry --
Introduction / Barry Bergdoll --
Home Delivery : Viscidities of a Modernist Dream from Taylorized Serial Production to Digital Customization / Barry Bergdoll --
Scandinavia : Prefabrication as a Model of Society / Rasmus Wjern --
Postulating the Potential of Prefab : The Case of Japan / Ken Tadashi Oshima --
Projects --
Commissioned Projects.
Responsibility: Barry Bergdoll and Peter Christensen ; [edited by Ron Broadhurst].


Traces the history of prefabrication in architecture, from its roots in colonial cottages to a group of full-scale houses.  Read more...


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