“Brilliant. Anthony Vidler is a conceptual conjurer of formidable skill.” — J. Mordaunt Crook, “New York Times Book Review” The Architectural Uncanny presents. Vidler, Anthony; The Architectural Uncanny; Unhomely Houses. By far the most popular topos of the 19th-century uncanny was the haunted house. First appearing in often fugitive publications between and , Anthony Vidler’s diverse yet oddly familiar essays have found a convenient and timely.
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Mordaunt Crook, “New York Times Book Review” 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.
Uhcanny Staub rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Anthony Vidler interprets contemporary buildings and projects in light of the resurgent interest in the uncanny as a metaphor for a fundamentally “unhomely” modern condition.
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.
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The Architectural Uncanny presents an engaging and original series of meditations vidled issues and figures that are at the heart Hoffmann Eisenman eyes facade face fear fragment Freud Georges Bataille grid haunted Hegel heimlich Hejduk’s Hoffmann Homes for Cyborgs human implied interior interpretation irony Anhony Lacan Krespel Lacan Architecturzl Corbusier literal meaning memory metaphor mirror mirror stage modern modernist monuments museum myth nature Nodier nostalgia Notes to Pages notion objects once Paris Pater Piranesi play political Pompeii postmodern present psychological Renaissance representation repression romantic Schinkel seems sense Shifting Ground Sigfried Giedion social spatial speak Stirling’s story strange structure sublime surrealist symbolic tion traces traditional transformed translated transparency Tschumi uncanny unheimlich Unhomely Houses urban vision walls Walter Benjamin Wiel Arets.
Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler.
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In his own attempt to advance a criticism and theory that could support neo-avant-garde experimentation and dispute the It’s about feeling scared by buildings. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. 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.
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Jul 07, Isa rated it it was amazing. Sep 20, David Thomas rated it really liked it. I bought this book because I thought it was about architecture The art and science of designing and erecting buildings. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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Rather than complementing one another within the same pages of the current volume, however, these twin roles have not reached an entirely comfortable resolution in accommodating his broader project precisely and perversely within the elastic concept of the uncanny. Anthony Vidler interprets contemporary buildings and project “Brilliant Good focus on the early work of Coop Himmelblau.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dec 18, Natale Cozzolongo rated it really liked it Shelves: In part, this difference can be measured by the fact that, while architecture may have always had a privileged relation to the unheimlich, with its construction of an ultimately faulty barrier between the interior and exterior, in the early discussions architecture was merely a necessary backdrop for uncanny experiences.
Caroline rated it really liked it Feb 10, Account Options Sign in. Alas– poorly illustrated, with little visual sense of what uncanny architecture looks like.
Forget the first section the final two parts are well done: No trivia or quizzes yet. Luca rated it liked it Feb 01, Anthony Vidler is William R.
MIT Press- Architecture – pages. 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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