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The Architecture of Happiness Alain nkios Botton. Salingaros explores ways to clarify and formalize our understanding of aesthetic forms in the built environment, using mathematics, thermodynamics, Darwinism, complexity theory and cognitive sciences.

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A THEORY OF ARCHITECTURE, by Nikos A. Salingaros.

There has not been such a book treating the very essence of architecture. Salingaros develops pattern languages originally introduced by Christopher Alexander and used in architecture as well as in software design. Eric Dowdle marked it as to-read Jul 26, Jen rated it really liked it Jan 02,