Thermal Landscapes: Rahm's Meteorological Architecture


  • Ana Kisjan University of Belgrade, Faculty of Architecture, Serbia,
  • Dubravko Aleksić University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Bosnia and Herzegovina,



meteorology, thermal places, atmospheres, post-critical, pace experience


In this paper, we will consider the issue of climate discourse, which is consistently connected with the emergence of the meteorological approach in the theory and practice of contemporary architecture and urban design. Thermal modernity appears as a contemporary space of critical debate that expands the possibilities of architectural thinking, positioning it in a transdisciplinary knowledge framework. The concept of meteorology is the result of research on biological and ecological causes and processes, thermal factors, actions, and interactions to establish a sensory connection of users with space. Therefore, invisible spatial qualities, atmospheres, are recognised as ontologically important elements of spatial experience. The new paradigm opposes visual dominance, formalism, and semiological interpretations, establishing a new way of social and environmental responsibility.


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How to Cite

A. Kisjan and D. Aleksić, “Thermal Landscapes: Rahm’s Meteorological Architecture”, AGG+, vol. 10, no. 01, pp. 018-027, Dec. 2022.