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The Resource The Architecture of happiness, Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell

The Architecture of happiness, Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell

Label
The Architecture of happiness
Title
The Architecture of happiness
Statement of responsibility
Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
One of the great, but often unmentioned, causes of both happiness and misery is the quality of our environment: the kind of walls, chairs, buildings and streets we're surrounded by. And yet a concern for architecture and design is too often described as frivolous, even self-indulgent. The Architecture of Happiness 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. Whereas many architects are wary of openly discussing the word beauty, this audiobook has at its centre the large and naïve question: 'What is a beautiful building?' It amounts to a tour through the philosophy and psychology of architecture, which aims to change the way we think about our homes, streets and ourselves
Cataloging source
AU-TuBPP
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De Botton, Alain
Dewey number
158.1 - CD
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
Adult
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Nicholas Bell
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Bell, Nicholas
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  • Architecture
  • Architecture and society
  • Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Social impact
  • Happiness
  • Aesthetics
  • Audiobooks
Target audience
adult
Label
The Architecture of happiness, Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 5 audio CDs
  • Duration: 05:11:16
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781743189641-BOL019820-000
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
5 audio discs (CD) (05 hr., 11 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781743189641
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The Architecture of happiness, Alain De Botton ; read by Nicholas Bell
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 5 audio CDs
  • Duration: 05:11:16
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781743189641-BOL019820-000
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
5 audio discs (CD) (05 hr., 11 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781743189641
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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