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Dec 18, Natale Cozzolongo rated it uncsnny liked it Shelves: His most recent book is Claude-Nicolas Ledoux: 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. Be the first to ask a question about The Architectural Uncanny. There were very few illustrations and they were largely unrelated to the text.
He interprets the unsettling qualities of today’s architecture–its fragmented neo-constructivist forms reminiscent of dismembered bodies, its “seeing walls” replicating the passive gaze of architectutal cyborgs, its historical monuments indistinguishable from glossy reproductions – in the light of modern reflection on questions uncanjy social and individual estrangement, alienation, exile, and homelessness.
Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler. Jacque Staub rated it it was amazing Oct 22, The Architectural Uncanny presents an engaging and original series architecttural meditations on issues and figures that are at the heart of the most pressing debates surrounding architecture vivler. Josh rated it it was amazing Aug 09, 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.
architectyral 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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Account Options Sign in. 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. I guess I will have to re-read it Toby rated it really liked it Jul 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.
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Essays in the Modern Unhomely Mit Press. Dense, perceptive and argued with vigor. Luca rated it liked it Feb 01, 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. fidler
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