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"In the final section, "The Contextualized City -- A Computerized Symbiosis," we see contemporary visions of the future -- ever-grander projects, including "smart houses" controlled by computers. A foreboding thought is that these models may reflect the way we think we want to live, in the same manner the one-piece molded plastic room and modular houses represented the way people thought they wanted to live back in the 1950s. As someone who has suffered with a "unit bath," I would suggest we be careful what we wish for -- we might get it."

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