“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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Kirsten rated it liked it Jun 02, Liz rated it it was amazing May 08, Professor of Architecture at Princeton University. Kaity rated it really liked it Nov 29, Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Somol The Architectural Uncanny: 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.

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Return to Book Page. Books by Anthony Vidler. Jan 18, Roberta rated it did not like it Shelves: In recent years, however, architecture has become a self-conscious and critical endeavor open to the insights of other forms of knowledge.

Luca rated it liked it Feb 01, Essays in the Modern Unhomely. 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.

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Toby rated it really liked it Jul 25, No trivia or quizzes yet. 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. His most recent book is Claude-Nicolas Ledoux: Rebecca rated it liked it Mar 21, Essays in the Modern Unhomely. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.


The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely

Rather than complementing one another within the same pages of the current volume, however, these twin roles have not reached an entirely comfortable resolution in accommodating his broader project precisely and perversely within the elastic concept of the architecturak. In his own attempt to advance a criticism and theory that could support neo-avant-garde experimentation and dispute the Sep 20, David Thomas rated it really liked it.

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