Boredom, Architecture, and Spatial Experience

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An innovative exploration of boredom in modernity and modern architecture

Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

List of Illustrations
Preface
Foreword by Iain Borden
Acknowledgements

Introduction: Boredom as Architecture
1. A Component of Modernity

Differential Distances
2. Fascination and Aversion
3. Soren Kierkegaard's Babylonian Tower
4. Catherine Gore and Charles Dickens: Idle Restlessness/Restless Idleness
5. Blunting and Jading
6. Coney Island, Misleading Structures

Circular Trajectories
7. A Unity of Disarray
8. Martin Heidegger's Urge to Be at Home
9. Oran, the Capital of Boredom
10. International Style Confusions: Sigfried Giedion
11. Los Angeles, Flat Enough

Extended Thresholds
12. Potential Architectures
13. Andrew Benjamin's Antithesis to Boredom
14. Boredom in Domus
15. Servitude and Liberalism: Russell Kirk
16. Charles Jencks, Rem Koolhaas, and the Generic
17. Jorge Silvetti and Sylvia Lavin: Unamused Muses and Lying Fallow

Epilogue: Architectures of Boredom

Bibliography
Index

Om forfatteren

Christian Parreno is Assistant Professor of History and Theory of Architecture at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador.