By David T. Fortin

ISBN-10: 1409407489

ISBN-13: 9781409407485

the house is considered one of our so much enduring human paradoxes and is delivered to mild tellingly in science-fiction (SF) writing and picture. despite the fact that, whereas similarities and crossovers among structure and SF have proliferated through the prior century, the house is usually overshadowed by way of the spectacle of 'otherness'. The learn of the universal (home) in the alien (SF) creates a special cultural lens wherein to mirror on our present architectural situation. SF has continually been associated with alienation; although, the stipulations of such alienation, and consequently notions of domestic, have obviously replaced. there's frequently a perceived comprehension of the accepted that atrophies the inquisitive and interpretive methods in general activated whilst confronting the unexpected. therefore, by using the estranging characteristics of SF to examine an idea inherently associated with its perceived contrary - the house - a distinct serious research with specific relevance for modern structure is made possible.

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