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Architecture and Science-Fiction Film: Philip K. Dick and the Spectacle of …



The home is one of our most enduring human paradoxes and is brought to light tellingly in science-fiction (SF) writing and film. However, while similarities and crossovers between architecture and SF have proliferated throughout the past century, the home is often overshadowed by the spectacle of ‘otherness’. The study of the familiar (home) within the alien (SF) creates a unique cultural lens through which to reflect on our current architectural condition. SF has always been linked with…


Architecture And Science Fiction Film

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : David Terrance Fortin | Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN 10 : 1409407489
ISBN 13 : 9781409407485

The enduring paradoxes of the home are often brought to light in science-fiction (SF) writing and film. However, while crossovers between architecture and SF have proliferated, the..


Archaeologies Of The Future

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Fredric Jameson | Publisher : Verso

ISBN 10 : 1844670333
ISBN 13 : 9781844670338

In an age of globalization characterized by the dizzying technologies of the First World, and the social disintegration of the Third, is the concept of utopia still meaningful? Arc..


Graphic Storytelling

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Will Eisner | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0961472820
ISBN 13 : 9780961472825

Examines the fundamentals of storytelling in comic book style and offers advice on story construction and visual narratives...


Reading Ethnography

Pub Date : 1991 | Author : David Jacobson | Publisher : SUNY Press

ISBN 10 : 079140546X
ISBN 13 : 9780791405468

This book presents a model for analyzing and evaluating ethnographic arguments. It examines the relationship between the claims anthropologists make about human behavior and the da..


Radio Free Albemuth

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Philip K. Dick | Publisher : Voyager

ISBN 10 : 0006482856
ISBN 13 : 9780006482857

ARAMCHEK - The word scratched in the sidewalk of the President's childhood home. ARAMCHEK - The name of the subversive society 'with no official membership' whose sole purpose is t..


Inhabitable Infrastructures

Pub Date : 2017-06-26 | Author : CJ Lim | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317312369
ISBN 13 : 1317312368

Inhabitable Infrastructures: Science fiction or urban future?, the follow up to Food City and Smartcities and Eco-Warriors, from one of the world’s leading urban design and archi..


Flow My Tears The Policeman Said

Pub Date : 2012-07-17 | Author : Philip K. Dick | Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547724904
ISBN 13 : 054772490X

"Dick skillfully explores the psychological ramifications of this nightmare."—The New York Times Review of Books Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said grapples with many of the theme..


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