The impact of space — Atmosphere affects how we feel and perceive

Peter Zumthor, Kolumba Museum, Cologne, Germany, 2001. © Photo Esa Laaksonen

Our surroundings impact how we feel and behave towards other people. Architect Esa Laaksonen reflects on architecture of peace through legendary architect Peter Zumthor’s observations of spatial atmosphere.

Text Heini Lehtinen Images Esa Laaksonen, Gregory Gerault, Arvo Pärt Centre




Thoughts on beauty, spatial health and architectural diplomacy.

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Heini Lehtinen

Heini Lehtinen

Specialist of societal impact of architecture. Co-editor of book ‘Studio Time: Future Thinking in Art and Design’ (2018).

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