Happy by Design: A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing

Happy by Design: A Guide to Architecture and Mental Wellbeing

Ben Channon

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  • 9781859468784
  • Paperback
  • English
  • 224
  • RIBA Publishing
  • Aug 2018

Can good design truly make us happier? Given that we spend over 80% of our time in buildings, shouldn''t we have a better understanding of how they make us feel? Happy by Design explores the ways in which buildings, spaces and cities affect our moods. It reveals howarchitecture and design can make us happy and support mental health, and explainshow poor design can have the opposite effect.Presented through a series ofeasy-to-understand design tips and accompanied by beautiful diagrams andillustrations, Happy by Design is a fantastic resource for architects,designers and students, or for anybody who would like to better understand therelationship between buildings and happiness.