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Projection: On Approaching the Maison de Verre

Lookup NU author(s): Emeritus Professor Andrew Ballantyne


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An important part of the Maison de Verre's success is because of the fact that is accepts the projection of our expectations on to its unconventional facade. This process was described by Robert Bresson in connection with cinema, and more generally by Freud and others as an important mechanism in our unconscious.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Ballantyne A

Editor(s): Hendrix, J ; Holm, L

Publication type: Book Chapter

Publication status: Published

Book Title: Architecture and the Unconscious

Year: 2016

Pages: 223-232

Print publication date: 28/01/2016

Acceptance date: 11/06/2015

Publisher: Routledge

Place Published: Abingdon

Library holdings: Search Newcastle University Library for this item

ISBN: 9781472456472