Architectural Atmospheres : On the Experience and Politics of Architecture

Architectural Atmospheres [electronic resource] : On the Experience and Politics of Architecture 

by Borch, ChristianBöhme, GernotEliasson, OlafurPallasmaa, JuhaniBorch, ChristianEbook Library [supplier].

Publisher: Basel/Berlin/Boston : Birkhäuser, 2014.Description: 1 online resource (112 pages).ISBN: 9783038211785.

Introduction: Why Atmospheres? — Space, Place, and Atmosphere: Peripheral Perception in Existential Experience — Urban Atmospheres: Charting New Directions for Architecture and Urban Planning — The Politics of Atmospheres: Architecture, Power, and the Senses — Atmospheres, Art, Architecture — Contributors — Index — Photo Credits

Summary: There is a growing awareness of the atmospheric dimensions of architecture in contemporary architectural practice as well as in social and architectural theory. Architectural Atmospheres provides a pointed, programmatic discussion of this atmospheric turn. The book is essential reading for architects, planners, and social theorists who take an interest in how we experience architecture and in how to improve architectural and urban design.