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In his Bunker Archeology (), Paul Virilio establishes an inventory of bunker typologies and tries to determine what the essence of those militaries. BUNKER ARCHEOLOGY atmosphere approaching the great reflector was totally new; the transpar- ency I was so sensitive to was greater as the ocean got. Out of print for almost a decade, we are thrilled to bring back one of our most requested hard-to-find titlesphilosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio’s Bunker .

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Bunker Archaeology by Paul Virilio. Out of print for almost a decade, we are thrilled to bring back one of our most requested hard-to-find titlesphilosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio’s Bunker Archeology. In we published the first English-language translation of the classic French edition ofwhich accompanied an exhibition of Virilio’s photographs at the Centre Pompidou.

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In Bunker Archeologyurbanist Paul Virilio turns his attentionand camerato the ominous yet strangely compelling German bunkers that lie abandoned along the coast of France. These ghostly reminders of destruction and oppression prompted Virilio to consider the nature of war and existence, in relation to both World War II and contemporary times. Virilio discusses fortresses and military space in general as well as the bunkers themselves, including an examination of the role of Albert Speer, Hitler’s architect, in the rise of the Third Reich.

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The books black-and-white photographs are poignant illustrations of his larger points. The relics of this ‘wall’, on cliff-tops or among sand dunes, staring out at the sae, are the subject of Bunker Archeology. The comentary is important, firstly as indicating the origins of Virilio’s concern with military space and as introduction to his thoughts about the relation between architectural thought and mordern warfare.

Virilio’s text, although sometimes given to the ethereal, reads just enough into these objects to animate them to their fullest as mournful and alien symbols vlrilio a brutal past. Virilio’s nuanced ideas leap and grow as the book progresses; he combines technical information and historical facts with poetry.

For pxul so preoccupied by concrete bunkers, he’s amazingly agile.

Dec 22, Bridget Brewer rated it really liked it Shelves: For “Houses In Literature. Not all of it is riveting, but it stays with you long after you finish it. Jan 25, Simon Moons rated it really liked it. Een zeer interessant boek, aparte vergelijkingen. Mar 31, Princeton Architectural rated it it was amazing. In Bunker Archeology, urban philosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio turns his attention—and camera—to the ominous yet strangely compelling German bunkers from WW II that lie abandoned on the coast of France.

These ghostly reminders of destruction and oppression prompt Virilio to consider the nature of war and existence, in relation to both the Second World War and contemporary times. This is the first English-language translation of the French edition published in to accompany the ex In Bunker Archeology, urban philosopher and cultural theorist Paul Virilio turns his attention—and camera—to the ominous yet strangely compelling German bunkers from WW II that lie abandoned on the coast of France.

This is the first English-language translation of the French edition published in to accompany the exhibition of Paul Virilio’s photographs at the Pompidou Center. The author’s haunting photographs are accompanied by his analysis of the architecture of war in both philosophical and concrete terms. Virilio discusses fortresses and military space in general and the bunkers themselves, including facsimiles of original military maps and extracts from Hitler’s “Directives of War.

Paul Virilio is a renowned urbanist, political theorist, and art critic. Oct 16, Nat added it. Half neo-futurist manifesto with lasers, satellites, and drones replacing cars, machineguns, and monoplanes and half Bernd and Hilla Becher typological study of German fortifications built to guard France from Allied invasion.

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And there’s a nice move from Guderian’s “Where the tanks are, that is where Half neo-futurist manifesto with lasers, satellites, and drones replacing cars, machineguns, and monoplanes and half Bernd and Hilla Becher typological study of German fortifications built to guard France from Allied invasion. And there’s a nice move from Guderian’s “Where the tanks are, that is where the front is” which is reminiscent of “Wo es war, soll ich werden”to the claim that wherever the contemporary equivalent of tanks–satellites?

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Paul Virilio is a cultural theorist and urbanist. He is best known for vurilio writings about technology as it has developed in relation to speed and power, with diverse references to architecture, the arts, the city and the military.

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