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The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely by Anthony Vidler

Jeanmarie rated it liked it Jun 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 Vidller 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.

Anthony Vidler is a conceptual conjurer of formidable skill. Sep 16, Leonardo marked archiitectural as to-keep-ref Shelves: Wes rated it liked it Jun 16, Stephen rated it liked it Jan 04, 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.


Return to Book Page. 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 domestic cyborgs, its historical monuments indistinguishable from glossy reproductions – in the light of modern reflection on questions of social and individual estrangement, alienation, exile, and homelessness.

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. Hedwig Van wuijkhuijse rated it liked it Feb 25, Kirsten rated it liked it Jun 02, Want to Read saving….

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Essays in the Modern Unhomely Mit Press. I guess I will have to re-read it