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Monday, 23 June 2008, 12:00AM

The Question of Beauty in Architecture

Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton, writer, broadcaster and producer, ponders the question of beauty and its application to architecture.
Part of the City of London Festival.

Other lectures in this series include: 
     Goethe and his Influence on German Song, by Professor Richard Stokes
     This Imperious Company, by Nick Robins
     The Last Mughal, by William Dalrymple
     Mahler's Heavenly Retreats, by Keith James Clarke

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Alain de Botton was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a 'philosophy of everyday life.'  He’s written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries. Alain also started and helps to run a school in London called The School of Life, dedicated to a new vision of education. Alain’s newest book is published in April 2009 and is titled The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.

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23 June 2008

The Question of Beauty in Architecture
Alain de Botton

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