Architecture and Science-Fiction Film: Philip K. Dick and by David T. Fortin

By David T. Fortin

the house is certainly one of our so much enduring human paradoxes and is dropped at mild tellingly in science-fiction (SF) writing and movie. although, whereas similarities and crossovers among structure and SF have proliferated through the previous century, the house is frequently overshadowed via the spectacle of 'otherness'. The research of the prevalent (home) in the alien (SF) creates a different cultural lens wherein to mirror on our present architectural . SF has continuously been associated with alienation; in spite of the fact that, the stipulations of such alienation, and for this reason notions of domestic, have obviously replaced. there's usually a perceived comprehension of the common that atrophies the inquisitive and interpretive procedures generally activated whilst confronting the unexpected. hence, by using the estranging traits of SF to examine an idea inherently associated with its perceived contrary - the house - a distinct severe research with specific relevance for modern structure is made possible.

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