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99% Invisible Tackles McMansions and the Architecture of Evil

99% Invisible Tackles McMansions and the Architecture of Evil
99% Invisible Tackles McMansions and the Architecture of Evil

Architecture critic Kate Wagner has collaborated with 99% invisible on a podcast and a guest column delving into the tragedies of McMansions and the representation of evil through architecture in film, respectively.

In the podcast, Wagner, who is the author of McMansion Hell, is interviewed by Roman Mars and explains how the McMansion typology evolved, as well as how it became so despised, delving into topics of architectural history and representations of wealth.

Through her article as a guest columnist, Wagner explores the real-world buildings used in film to depict the evil corporation archetype in movies like Robocop, Blade Runner, and The Matrix.

Learn more about Wagner’s take on McMansions in her 99% invisible podcast, here, and about the architecture of evil in her 99% invisible article, here.

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Cite: Sabrina Santos. "99% Invisible Tackles McMansions and the Architecture of Evil" 18 Dec 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/801474/99-percent-invisible-tackles-mcmansions-and-the-architecture-of-evil/> ISSN 0719-8884

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