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The architecture of happiness

Author: Alain De Botton
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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John Ruskin proposed that every good building must do two things: it must shelter us, but it must also speak to us. This book tackles the questions of architecture and interior design at a deserved  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alain De Botton
ISBN: 9780241142486 0241142482 0241142490 9780241142493 9780141015002 0141015004
OCLC Number: 63185903
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Alain de Botton.
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" De Botton is a lively guide, and his eclectic choices of buildings and locations evince his conclusion, that " we should be as unintimidated by architectural mediocrity as we are by unjust laws." Read more...

 
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