Discusses the influence of the latest technology on contemporary living and possible future developments. * Comprehensively illustrated with many beautiful color photos, as well as plans and drawings. * Focuses on three principle areas: human action as design pattern, technological implementation, and the relationship between art and space in homes.... and early retirement, programmable gas heating, computerised banking, new TV, video, audio, telecommunications, the personal ... The tendencies in production that have brought Ford to the Mondeo - the world car - have never been widely applied to house production. ... However, as Saskia Sassen points out: A large share of the jobs involved in finance are lowly paid clerical and manual jobs, manyanbsp;...
|Author||:||Elisabetta G. Mapelli|
|Publisher||:||Academy Press - 2001|