Table of contents for Refabricating architecture : how manufacturing methodologies are poised to transform building construction / Stephen Kieran, James Timberlake.

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Chapter 1:  The Process Engineer and the Aesthetics of Architecture
Architecture: Art or Commodity?
The Hand and the Machine
Great Architecture
Integration – not Segregation
Tools of the Process Engineer
An Example: The Car
Result: Higher Quality
Master Building
Chapter 2:  Role Reminders in the New World
Materials Scientist
Product Engineer
Chapter 3:  Enabling Systems as Regulatory Structure
Enabling Communications
Information Management/Representation/Organization
Communications Examples
Chapter 4:  Processes We Do Not See
Integrated Component Assembly
Modular Assembly
Grand Blocks
Sectioned Assembly
Architecture of the Joint
Chapter 5:  Architecture
Lessons of Modernism
Mass Production
Mass Customization
Present Realities
Transfer Processes
Transfer Materials
Chapter 6:  Mass Customization of Architecture
Building Blocks
Panel Methods
Architecture, Not Building
Case Study 1: Grand Block Method
Case Study 2: Panel Method
Chapter 7:  Evolution Not Revolution
Evolutionary Architecture

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Building Research, Building Technological innovations, Manufacturing processes, Architecture Aesthetics, Technology transfer