Atmospheres: Architectural Environments, Surrounding Objects
Birkhäuser, 2006 - 75 σελίδες
What "really constitutes an architectural atmosphere"? Peter Zumthor says, is "this singular density and mood, this feeling of presence, well-being, harmony, beauty ... under whose spell I experience what I otherwise would not experience in precisely this way." Zumthor's passion is the creation of buildings that produce this kind of effect, but how can one actually set out to achieve it? In nine short, illustrated chapters framed as a process of self-observation, Peter Zumthor describes what he has on his mind as he sets about creating the atmosphere of his houses. Images of spaces and buildings that affect him are every bit as important as particular pieces of music or books that inspire him. From the composition and "presence" of the materials to the handling of proportions and the effect of light, this poetics of architecture enables the reader to recapitulate what really matters in the process of house design.
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Architectural Environments, Surrounding Objects Peter Zumthor. (Atmosphere is
my style) JMW Turner to John Ruskin in 1844 Conversing with Beauty There is
an exchange, a give-and-take, between.
Conversing with Beauty There is an exchange, a give-and-take, between Peter
Zumthor's buildings and their surroundings. An attentiveness. An enrichment.
Words like atmosphere and mood inevitably come to mind when faced with ...
There is something else that keeps me on my toes, part of my work | find really
exciting, and to which – point six – I shall give the heading (Between Composure
and Seduction). It has to do with the way architecture involves movement.
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