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The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler
Forget the first section the final two parts are well done: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mohammad Munib rated it really liked it Jan 14, Vidler, one of the deftest and surest critics of the contemporary scene, explores aspects of architecture through notions of the uncanny as they have been developed in literature, philosophy, and psychology from the beginning of the nineteenth century to the present.
Anthony Vidler interprets contemporary buildings and project “Brilliant Alas– poorly illustrated, with little visual sense of what uncanny architecture looks like. Anthony Vidler is William R. Wes rated it liked it Jun 16, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Jan 13, Shaun rated it it was amazing. Published March 29th by Mit Press first published The main theme is the psychology of a place, or house- and reminded me of the book Landscapes of Fear by Yi Fu Tuan. Refresh and try again. Siyun rated it really liked it Jul 19, The essays are at once historical and theoretical, opening up the complex and difficult relationships between politics, social thought, and architectural design in an era when the reality of homelessness and the idealism of the neo-avant-garde have never seemed so far apart.
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Common terms and phrases aesthetic Altes Museum analogy apparently architect architecture avant-garde Bataille Bernard Tschumi bodily body Boullee building century classical construction contemporary context Coop Himmelblau Corbusier Corbusier’s critical culture Cyborgs dark uncznny death Derrida Diller and Scofidio double dream Duchamp E. Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler. Essays in the Modern Unhomely Mit Press. I bought this book because I thought it was about architecture The art and science of designing and erecting buildings.
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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. No trivia or quizzes yet. Other editions – View all The Architectural Uncanny: Mordaunt Crook, “New York Times Book Review” The Architectural Uncanny presents an engaging and original series of archirectural on issues and figures that are at the heart of the most pressing debates surrounding architecture today.
Focusing on the work of architects such arcgitectural Bernard Tschumi, Rem Koolhaas, Peter Eisenman, Coop Himmelblau, John Hejduk, Elizabeth Diller, and Ricardo Scofidio, as well as theorists of the urban condition, Vidler delineates the problems uncann paradoxes associated with the subject of domesticity. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to ask a question about The Architectural Vider.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Sep 16, Leonardo marked it as to-keep-ref Shelves: Stephen rated it liked it Jan 04, Books by Anthony Vidler. Lists with This Book. Dense, perceptive and argued with vigor. References to this book Warped Space: The Architectural Uncanny presents an engaging and original series of meditations on issues and figures that are at the heart of the most pressing debates surrounding architecture today.
Liz rated it it was amazing May 08, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The essays are at once historical–serving to situate contemporary discourse in its own intellectual tradition and theoretical–opening up the complex and difficult relationships between politics, social thought, and architectural design in an era when the reality of homelessness and the idealism of the neo-avant-garde have never seemed so far apart.