Bliss of Architecture
Houses can invite us to join them in a mood which we find ourselves incapable of summoning. The noblest architecture can sometimes do less for us than a siesta or an aspirin.

– Alain De Botton
What does architecture do for humans? London-based author Alain De Botton’s newest book The Architecture of Happiness explores the answers as to why is it important to get architecture right. De Botton also raises the most debated question in architectural theory – ‘What makes a building beautiful?’ The book highlights the philosophy and psychology behind architecture. An exploration of what spaces should be like.
Book Facts:
Hardback 280 pages (April 20, 2006)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
Language: English
ISBN: 0241142482

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