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Bunker archeology

Paul Virilio

Bunker archeology

by Paul Virilio

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Published by Princeton Architectural Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coast defenses -- France.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtexts and photos, Paul Virilio ; translated from the French by George Collins.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination214p. :
    Number of Pages214
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22347656M
    ISBN 101568980159

      La Coupole, codenamed Bauvorhaben 21 was a Nazi bunker complex located in the northern Pas-de-Calais département of France. The bunker was built between and was a complex launch installation for the V-2 rockets targeting London and the south of England. In the book '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.

    Bunker archeology. , years after the beginning of the First World War. It may sound as ancient history, but the centenary of the Great War has brought memories and stories back of the battles, the deaths of brave soldiers and the demolitions. (), a book with pictures of the crumbling Atlantikwall in his famous black and white.   For Kiarszys, archaeology offers a chance to challenge those myths and supplement—perhaps even rewrite—the history of the Cold War. "It was a conflict that changed the face of the world,” he.

    Atlantic Wall - The Keys to the Bunker Archeology - Volume 12 Chazette, Alain - Destouches, Alain - Tomine, Jacques & Paich, Bernard. French, Divers () Chazettes 12th book in the series on special bunkers and structures of the French Atlantic Wall and their characteristics. In Bunker Archeology, urbanist 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.


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"Paul Virilio's classic book of wartime architectural history, Bunker Archeology, is finally back in print with a fantastic new edition from Princeton Architectural Press.

The book had taken on the feel of something like an urban legendsomething of which many had heard but few had directly experiencedso it's good to get our hands on a copy."/5(7). "Paul Virilio's classic book of wartime architectural history, Bunker Archeology, is finally back in print with a fantastic new edition from Princeton Architectural Press.

The book had taken on the feel of something like an urban legendsomething of which many had heard but few had directly experiencedso it's good to get our hands on a copy."/5. 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 Bunker archeology book 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. In Bunker Archeology, urbanist Paul Virilio turns his attention and camera to the ominous yet strangely compelling German bunkers that lie abandoned along the coast of France.

These ghostly reminders of destruction and oppression prompted Virilio Bunker archeology book consider the nature of war and existence, in relation to both World War II and contemporary times.

Paul Virilio's classic book of wartime architectural history, Bunker Archeology, is finally back in print with a fantastic new edition from Princeton Architectural Press. The book had taken on the feel of something like an urban legend—something of which many had heard but few had directly experienced—so it's good to get our hands on a copy.

The book's black-and-white photographs are poignant illustrations of his larger points. --Dwell: (January, ) "Paul Virilio's classic book of wartime architectural history, Bunker Archeology, is finally back in print with a fantastic new edition from Princeton Architectural Press.

Paul Virilio's famous (and VERY hard-to-find!!) book about the German bunkers of World War Two, illustrated with his magnificent photos and some floorplans.

The author tells about the history and development of these concrete structures, but his photos are far more important than his texts.

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Paul Virilio Bunker Archaeology Item Preview remove-circle. I found a book called the Architecture of War by Keith Mallory and Arvid Otter and it detailed the architecture, structural and design formats behind the Maginot Line built by the French as well as the Atlantikwall.

This book became my bible on German bunkers and the French ouvrages and so really started a plan I had to visit France and document the remains myself. To Captain Jean Gruault This work was published for rhe first rime for rhe exhibition: Bunker Archeology Paul Virilio organized by rhe Cemer for Industrial Creation and ' presenred at [he Museum of Decorative Arts in Paris rrom December duollgh February The picwres were taken by Paul Virilio from t"O) Bunker archéologie.

Responsibility: Paul Virilio ; translated from the French by George Collins. As an architect, "Bunker Archaeology" from Paul Virilio is and will always be a great influence on my work (such as architecture pratice and architecture theory).

Fantastic photos and a compreensive study make it a must-have for those interested in concrete "ghost" bunker s: Readings in the Archaeology of Recent Conflict. Author: John Schofield; Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Conflict and Battlefield Archaeology is a growing and important field in archaeology, with implications on the state of the world today: how humanity has prepared for, reacted to, and dealt with.

This book covers the Atlantik Wall fortifications in Normandy. This is a great book which I used on both the and visits to Normandy. Bunker Archeology Paul Virilio. Probably the finest book ever published on the subject of Atlantikwall Bunkers. First published in French in the mid ’s this book has now been reprinted in English.

Originally published for an exhibition at the Museum of Decorative Arts, Paris from December through February in French under the title: Bunker archéologie. English edition first published by Princeton Architectural Press in   InBunker Archeology, urbanist 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. In Bunker Archeology, urbanist 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 : Paul Virilio.

In a beautiful yet unsettling book – Bunker Archeology – Paul Virilio charts through image and essay his fascination with the Atlantic Wall: World War II bunkers built to deter an Allied landing.

The stark concrete of these observation posts, towers, firing slits and embrasures are progenitors for. The Archaeological Overview and Assessment (AOA) of the Bunker Hill Monument encompassed the review of the documentation and associated artifact collections for the eight archeological surveys projects that have been conducted on the monument property from – ,and resulted in the identification of a total 18 archeological properties.

In his Bunker Archeology (), Paul Virilio establishes an inventory of bunker typologies and tries to determine what the essence of those militaries architecture might be.

The plans and sections inserted in the book illustrate spaces which are not anymore framed by. Mr. Virillio has put together a great book on World War Two Bunkers of the Atlantic Wall. He gives illustrations on how the 'bunker' was developed, and then proceeds to hunt down and photograph a number of them.

Of course at the end he divulges the fate of some, but the Nazi's had built these things to last a thousand years. Bunker Archaeology is part photo book, part architectural philosophy, part travelogue, and part work of history.

Growing up in northern France during the Second World War the coast was always off limits to Virilio. At the time the occupying German army were constructing a vast network of fortifications along the coast, intended to prevent an.

His book, Bunker Archeology, has recently been translated into English and reprinted by Princeton Architectural Press: an inquiry of war and its structures and a personal memoir of exploration, merging technical analysis with philosophical questioning.

Paul Virilio is a renowned urbanist, political theorist, and art critic.