Edited Bibliography

This list is no way to be comprehensive. We group the bibliography in schematic topics to map out the theoretical terrain of the smart environments group.


Bateson, Gregory. 1987. Steps to an Ecology of Mind: Collected Essays in Anthropology, Psychiatry, Evolution, and Epistemology. Northvale, N.J: Aronson.

Bateson, Gregory. 1979. Mind and Nature: A Necessary Unity. 1st ed. New York: Dutton.

Wiener, Norbert. 2000. Cybernetics or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine. 2. ed., 10. print. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Cybernetic Urbanism

Cantrell, Bradley, and Justine Holtzman. 2016. Responsive Landscapes: Strategies for Responsive Technologies in Landscape Architecture. New York: Routledge.

Cantrell, Bradley, Laura J. Martin, and Erle C. Ellis. 2017. “Designing Autonomy: Opportunities for New Wildness in the Anthropocene.” Trends in Ecology & Evolution 32 (3): 156–66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2016.12.004.

Gabrys, Jennifer. 2016. Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet. Electronic Mediations. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Krivý, Maroš. 2018. “Towards a Critique of Cybernetic Urbanism: The Smart City and the Society of Control.” Planning Theory 17 (1): 8–30. https://doi.org/10.1177/1473095216645631.

Vanolo, Alberto. 2014. “Smartmentality: The Smart City as Disciplinary Strategy.” Urban Studies 51 (5): 883–98. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098013494427.


Bennett, Jane. 2010. Vibrant Matter: A Political Ecology of Things. Durham: Duke University Press.

Bryant, Levi R. 2014. Onto-Cartography: An Ontology of Machines and Media. Speculative Realism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Clark, Andy, and David Chalmers. 1998. “The Extended Mind.” Analysis 58 (1): 7–19. https://doi.org/10.1093/analys/58.1.7.

Haraway, Donna. 1991. “A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century.” In Simians, Cyborgs and Women: The Reinvention of Nature, 148–81. New York: Routledge.

Harman, Graham. 2018. Object-Oriented Ontology: A New Theory of Everything. Penguin UK.

Hayles, Katherine. 1999. How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics. Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press.

Latour, Bruno. 2005. Reassembling the Social: An Introduction to Actor-Network-Theory. Clarendon Lectures in Management Studies. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press.

Nagel, Thomas. 1974. “What Is It Like to Be a Bat?” The Philosophical Review 83 (4): 435. https://doi.org/10.2307/2183914.

Wolfe, Cary. 2010. What Is Posthumanism? Posthumanities Series. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Science Technology and Society (STS)

Bijker, Wiebe E., Thomas Parke Hughes, and Trevor Pinch, eds. 1987. The Social Construction of Technological Systems: New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Bijker, Wiebe E. 2010. “How Is Technology Made?—That Is the Question!” Cambridge Journal of Economics 34 (1): 63–76. https://doi.org/10.1093/cje/bep068.

Collins, H. M., and Robert Evans. 2002. “The Third Wave of Science Studies: Studies of Expertise and Experience.” Social Studies of Science 32 (2): 235–96. https://doi.org/10.1177/0306312702032002003.

Collins, Harry, Robert Evans, and Michael E Gorman. 2010. “Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise.” In Trading Zones and Interactional Expertise: Creating New Kinds of Collaboration, edited by Michael E Gorman. Inside Technology. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Thomas S. Kuhn. 1962. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions: 50th Anniversary Edition. University of Chicago Press.

Picon, Antoine. 1995. “Towards a History of Technological Thought.” In Technological Change: Methods and Themes in the History of Technology, edited by Robert Fox, 1 edition, 37–49. Australia: Routledge.

Technology, Nature, and Environment

Lee, Michael G., and Kenneth I. Helphand, eds. 2014. Technology and the Garden. Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium On the History of Landscape Architecture, XXXV. Washington, D.C: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.

Marx, Leo. 1964. The Machine in the Garden: Technology and the Pastoral Ideal in America. New York: Oxford University Press.

Nye, David E. 1999. Technologies of Landscape: From Reaping to Recycling. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Nye, David E. 2003. America as Second Creation: Technology and Narratives of New Beginnings. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Nye, David E. 1994. American Technological Sublime. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Reuss, Martin, and Stephen H Cutcliffe, eds. 2010. The Illusory Boundary: Environment and Technology in History. Charlottesville, London: University of Virginia Press.