Quote by: Alain de Botton

The architects who benefit us most maybe those generous enough to lay aside their claims to genius in order to devote themselves to assembling graceful but predominantly unoriginal boxes. Architecture should have the confidence and the kindness to be a little boring.


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Author Bio


  • NameAlain de Botton
  • DescriptionSwiss writer
  • BornDecember 20, 1969
  • CountrySwitzerland
  • ProfessionWriter; Philosopher; Publisher
  • WorksThe Architecture Of Happiness