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Horror in architecture

Author: Joshua Comaroff; Ker-Shing Ong
Publisher: [Novato, California] : ORO editions, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through an investigation that spans architecture art, and literature, this study attempts to limn horror through its shifting forms and meanings--and to identify a creeping unease that lingers at the very center of the modern project.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Comaroff; Ker-Shing Ong
ISBN: 9781935935902 1935935909
OCLC Number: 842345812
Description: 225 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Sublime horror --
Deviance anatomy --
Horror in architecture --
The redemption of horror --
Doubles & clones --
Exquisite corpse & ungrammatical body --
Partially and mostly dead --
Reiteration and reflexivity --
Incontinent object --
Trojan horse --
Homunculism & gigantism --
Solidity & stereotomy --
Distortion and disproportion.
Responsibility: Joshua Comaroff and Ong Ker-Shing.

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Unconventional look at individual architectural designs to highlight the hidden horror aspects within each one.  Read more...

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