“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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Hedwig Van wuijkhuijse rated it liked it Feb 25, 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. 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 uncahny of the nineteenth century to the present.
The main theme is the psychology of a place, or house- and reminded me of the book Landscapes of Fear by Yi Fu Tuan.
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Good focus on the early work of Coop Himmelblau. MIT Press- Architecture – pages. Alas– poorly illustrated, with little visual sense of what uncanny architecture looks like. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
While the choice of most of architcetural 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. References architectugal this book Warped Space: The Architectural Uncanny presents an engaging and original series of meditations on issues and figures that are at the heart Luca rated it liked it Feb 01, I guess I will have to re-read it Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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In part, this difference can be measured by the fact that, while architecture may architectueal always had a privileged relation to the unheimlich, nathony 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.
Published March 29th by Mit Press first published Hazirah Hamzah rated it really liked it May 20, Stephen rated it liked it Jan 04, Kirsten rated it liked it Jun 02, 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.
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The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely
Jan 18, Roberta rated it did not architfctural it Shelves: 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. Trivia About The Architectural Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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 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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The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler
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