Tag: Architecture

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Everyday Life

The philosophy of everyday life.

The architecture of happiness For Frances Amsterdam- 24 Feb. 2021– Marvel about love, for example. Or else go travel, roam the world and search for the unveiling of these questions in your quest for love and happiness. My hero Alain de Botton makes that possible. First amazes us about space, about the fact that a beautiful…
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Notre-Dame de Paris La flèche e son coq

Notre-Dame de Paris – The Spire and its Cock

The story how the cock from the cathedral’s spire finally could be saved.

Alhambra

Al-Andalus, Civilisation and Slavery

Measuring Today with Yesterdays Tools Amsterdam, 19 feb. 2021– The Alhambra in Granada, central Spain, is one of the many pinnacles of Islamic architecture. Toured by the art historian José Miguel Puerta Vílchez, it is a revelation and satisfies a lot of curiosity about the influence of Islam in Europe. He has written extensively about…
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