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The Architecture of Happiness

by Alain De Botton

ISBN: 0307277240 / 9780307277244


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  • Vintage International
Product Description

The Achitecture of Happiness is a dazzling and generously illustrated journey through the philosophy and psychology of architecture and the indelible connection between our identities and our locations.One of the great but often unmentioned causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kinds of walls, chairs, buildings, and streets that surround us. And yet a concern for architecture is too often described as frivolous, even self-indulgent. Alain de Botton starts from the idea that where we are heavily influences who we can be, and argues that it is architecture's task to stand as an eloquent reminder of our full potential.

ASIN 0307277240
EAN
  • 9780307277244
Amazon Sales Rank 29,580
Main Category Paperback
Group Book
Publisher Vintage
Studio Vintage
Brand Vintage International
Manufacturer Vintage
Manufacturer Part Number 3968800
Part Number 3968800
Package Quantity 1
Count Per Package 1
Dimensions 6.1 x 0.5 x 8.0 inches. Weight: 0.8 pounds
Package Dimensions 8.0 x 6.0 x 0.7 inches. Weight: 0.8 pounds
Language(s) English (Published)
English (Original Language)
English (Unknown)
Adult Product? No
 

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