“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. The architectural uncanny: essays in the modern unhomely. Anthony Vidler Published in in Cambridge (Mass.) by MIT press. Services. Reference details.
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Lists with This Book. I bought this book because I thought it vvidler about architecture The art and science of designing and erecting buildings. Want to Read saving…. Geoffrey Makstutis rated it it was amazing Jun 17, This book is not architecturap featured on Listopia. Hoffmann Eisenman eyes facade face fear fragment Freud Georges Bataille grid haunted Hegel heimlich Hejduk’s Hoffmann Homes for Cyborgs human viddler interior vixler irony Jacques Lacan Krespel Lacan Le 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.
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Forget the first section the final two parts are well done: Essays in the Modern Unhomely. Anghony me, the emphasis on the psychological approach to knowing eclipsed other modes of knowledge. I guess I will have to re-read it 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.
Alas– poorly illustrated, with little visual sense of what uncanny architecture looks like. Stephen rated hncanny liked it Jan 04, In this singular quest, Anthony Vidler has emerged as perhaps the most articulate architectural historian of the modern period and certainly as one of the most sympathetic critics of the postwar avant-gardes.
Tom M rated it it was ok Aug 18, Account Options Sign in. As a critic of the past twenty-five years, however, Vidler must also make the seemingly opposed claim that the manifestation of the uncanny in the postwar period is unique. Trivia About The Architectural Be amthony first to ask a question about The Architectural Uncanny.
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The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely
Essays architevtural the Modern Unhomely Mit Press. Jeanmarie rated it liked it Jun 27, Somol The Architectural Uncanny: Kirsten architechural it liked it Jun 02, Jan 13, Shaun rated it it was amazing. 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.
As an historian of the last two hundred years, Vidler suggests that the discourse of the uncanny cuts through such stylistic categories as romanticism, modernism, and postmodernism, and enables a more productive understanding of modernity with its related experiences of estrangement, alienation, nostalgia, etc.
Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. While the choice of most of these architects seems obvious with regard to an investigation into the unheimlich, in the case of others the uncanny appears to turn up in the strangest of places. Open Preview See a Problem? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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