The Resource Relational Architectural Ecologies : Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity

Relational Architectural Ecologies : Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity

Label
Relational Architectural Ecologies : Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity
Title
Relational Architectural Ecologies
Title remainder
Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Examining the complex social and material relationships between architecture and ecology which constitute modern cultures, this collection responds to the need to extend architectural thinking about ecology beyond current design literatures. This book shows how the 'habitats', 'natural milieus', 'places' or 'shelters' that construct architectural ecologies are composed of complex and dynamic material, spatial, social, political, economic and ecological concerns. With contributions from a range of leading international experts and academics in architecture, art, anthropology, philosoph
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 720.1/08
  • 720.108
Index
no index present
LC call number
NA2542.35 .R45 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Relational Architectural Ecologies : Architecture, Nature and Subjectivity
Publication
Note
The ecology of the healthcare environment
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table ofContents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Nature, technology and sustainability in the modern built environment; Political nature and ecology in the humanities and social sciences since the 1960s; Notes; Bibliography; Part I: Biopolitical ecologies and architectures; 1. Posthuman relational subjectivity and the politics of affirmation; Posthumanism; Post-anthropocentrism; Necro-political governmentality; The transformative and affirmative character of feminist politics; Oppositional consciousness; Affirmative politics
  • 10. Sexual difference as sexual selection: Irigarayan reflections on DarwinIrigaray and the concept of sexual difference; Another nature; The origin of sexual selection; Sexual difference as sexual selection; Notes; Bibliography; 11.'Between the womb and the world': building matrixial relations in the NICU; 'Mother the machine'?: an 'unnatural world'; 'She's listening, we have a connection': matrixialrelations in the NICU; Material matrixial practices: building relations in the NICU; Notes; Bibliography; 12. The global healthcare biome and building the ecological medical school; Introduction
  • Being worthy of what happens to usConclusion; Bibliography; 2. Architectural ecologies of care; 'Amber Field'; 'Sustainable' urban development; Pattern difference; Biopolitical ecologies; Geometric ecologies; Notes; Bibliography; 3. Diagramming control; Introduction; From economy to ecology; Norms; Control; Dividuality and design; (Ab)normal architecture; Conduits of arrival; Notes; Bibliography; PartII: Uncertain, anxious and damaged ecologies; 4.'Manufactured uncertainty': epistemologies of mastery and the ecological imaginary; 'Manufactured uncertainty' -- Merchants of Doubt
  • Ecological thinkingEcological subjectivity; Appendix; Notes; References; 5. Fear, the sublime and sheltered difference; Kant's sublime and the daring adventure of reason; The sublime abyss of sexuate difference; Sheltering sexuate difference; Conclusion: e pur si muove; Notes; Bibliography; 6. Bonjour Tristesse; Acknowledgements; Bibliography; Part III:Economics, land and consumption; 7. Beyond consumerism: reflections on gender politics, pleasure and sustainable consumption; Gender politics and market society; Countering responses; 'Alternative hedonism'; Re-thinking the 'work-life balance'
  • NotesBibliography; 8. Economization of life: calculative infrastructures of population and economy; Moment one: transition; Moment two: affect; Moment three: investment; Economization of life; Note; Bibliography; 9. The ecology, economy, and politics of the 'one' in food culture; Epistemological foundations; Food, politics, power, and knowledge; Accounting, agriculture, and the 'real' costs of resource use; Products of the agricultural 'one'; Genetics and the 'one + one + one'; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Part IV: Biological and medical architecturalecologies
Control code
ocn857365027
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (317 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135037222
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b28994280
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)857365027
  • pebco1135037221

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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