By Christian Borch
There is a turning out to be understanding of the atmospheric dimensions of structure in modern architectural perform in addition to in social and architectural idea. Architectural Atmospheres provides a pointed, programmatic dialogue of this atmospheric flip. The publication is key studying for architects, planners, and social theorists who take an curiosity in how we adventure structure and in tips to increase architectural and concrete design.
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The individual as a recipient can happen upon them, be assailed by them; we experience them, in other words, as something quasi-objective, the existence of which we can also communicate with others. Yet they cannot be defined independently from the persons emotionally affected by them; they are subjective facts (Schmitz 2007: 54–65). 43 River Kamo: Life alongside the rivers, 2005–7. 44 Atmospheres can be produced consciously through objective arrangements, light, and music – here, the art of the stage set is paradigmatic (see Böhme 2011).
Rather, what it means is that atmosphere is something that has to be sensed in order to understand what is really at stake when we talk about atmosphere. The atmosphere of a city is precisely the way life goes on within it. Working the ‘lifeworldly’ meaning of atmosphere into a concept in aesthetic theory (Böhme 2013) is first of all advantageous to aesthetic theory itself; in this case, to the aesthetics of the city. Introducing the concept liberates this aesthetics from being restricted to the visual and symbolic.
W. W. Norton & Co. Inner Vision: An Exploration of Scarry, Elaine. 2001. Art and the Brain. Oxford: Oxford Dreaming by the Book. Princeton, University Press. NJ: Princeton University Press. Zumthor, Peter. 2006. 41 Gernot Böhme Urban Atmospheres: Charting New Directions for Architecture and Urban Planning Introduction Colloquial ‘Atmosphere’ is a colloquial term, yet despite or perhaps because of the ambiguity of its usage, it is helpful to return to it again and again. We speak of the tense atmosphere of a meeting, the lighthearted atmosphere of a day, the gloomy atmosphere of a vault.