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Weather Architecture by Jonathan Hill

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6

the weather ofour houses

INTRODUCTION

Analysing recurring attitudes to the environment, the second half of this book, which includes this chapter and the following three, considers the picturesque and romantic thread that was revived in the mid-twentieth century as a means to reassess and revise modernism. As before, creative architects looked to the past to imagine the future, using the weather as their principal means to recognise and represent time. This chapter is organised into three interconnecting sections, each with a specific theme, which together consider Mies's attitudes to the weather and the weather's reactions to his architecture. The first, ‘The Genius Loci in German’, analyses Mies's relationship to modernism and acknowledges ...

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