“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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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. 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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In recent years, however, architecture has become a self-conscious and critical endeavor open to the insights of other forms of knowledge. Common terms and phrases aesthetic Altes Museum analogy apparently architect architecture avant-garde Bataille Bernard Tschumi vidper 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.
Toby rated it really liked it Jul 25, Somol The Architectural Uncanny: Liz rated it it was amazing May 08, Mohammad Munib rated it really liked it Jan 14, Beginning as early as in the case of American architecture, the techniques of the historical avant-garde were almost completely repressed with the final institutionalization of high modernism immediately after the war.
The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely
architecturla Sep 20, David Thomas rated it really liked it. Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler. Alas– poorly illustrated, with little visual sense of what uncanny architecture looks like.
Josh rated it it was amazing Aug 09, 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. 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.
The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler
Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Anna rated it really liked it Sep 18, Other editions – View all The Architectural Uncanny: The Architectural Uncanny presents an engaging and original series of meditations on issues and figures that are at the heart MIT Press- Architecture – pages.
His most architcetural book is Claude-Nicolas Ledoux: 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. Mordaunt Crook, “New York Times Book Review” The Architectural Uncanny presents an engaging and original series of meditations on issues anthonh figures that are at the heart of the most pressing debates surrounding architecture today.
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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. Luca rated it liked it Feb 01, I guess I will have to re-read it Siyun rated it really liked it Jul 19, Dec 18, Natale Cozzolongo rated it really liked it Shelves: 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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