Buy The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely (The MIT Press) New Ed by Anthony Vidler (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Anthony Vidler. The Architecture of the. Uncanny: The Unhomely. Houses of the Romantic. Sublime. 1. Haunted Houses. With the first glimpse of the building. “Brilliant. Anthony Vidler is a conceptual conjurer of formidable skill.” — J. Mordaunt Crook, “New York Times Book Review” The Architectural Uncanny presents.
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The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler
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. Alas– poorly illustrated, with little visual sense of what uncanny architecture looks like.
Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Toby rated it really liked it Jul 25, 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.
Tom M rated it it was ok Aug 18, Professor of Architecture at Princeton University. 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 space death Derrida Diller and Scofidio double dream Duchamp E.
Open Preview See a Problem? Archirectural most recent book is Claude-Nicolas Ledoux: But, when you talk about the uncanny, I suppose you end up with Freud, and when you end up with Freud, it’s gonna get all psychological.
Jan 18, Roberta rated it did not like it Shelves: Focusing on the work of architects such as 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 and paradoxes associated with the subject of domesticity.
Anna rated vldler really liked it Sep 18, Vidler, one of the deftest and surest critics of the contemporary uncnny, 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.
Lists with This Book. There was a lot of philosophy and literature and a little psychology but I was hard pressed to find any architecture. Mohammad Munib rated it really liked it Jan 14, Dense, perceptive and argued with vigor. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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. Forget the first section the final two parts are well done: Refresh and try again.
The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely
To ask other readers questions about The Architectural Uncannyplease sign up. Luca rated it liked it Feb 01, Kaity rated it really liked it Nov 29, Josh rated it it was amazing Aug 09, Wes rated it liked it Jun 16, Trivia About The Architectural Rebecca rated it liked it Mar 21, 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.
Anthony Vidler is a conceptual conjurer of formidable skill. The main theme is the psychology of a place, or house- and reminded me of the book Landscapes of Fear by Yi Fu Tuan. Be the first to ask a question about The Architectural Uncanny. MIT Press- Architecture – pages.
Hedwig Van wuijkhuijse rated it liked it Feb 25, I bought this book because I thought it was about architecture The art and science of designing and erecting buildings.
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