Does City Living Make Us Happy?
Monday, November 04, 2013
Is city living better or worse for our happiness? Charles Montgomery explores the intersection between urban design and the science of happiness, and looks at some of the world’s most dynamic cities—from Bogotá to medieval Tuscan hill towns to modern-day New York City. Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design includes new insights from psychologists and Montgomery’s own urban experiments to help us understand and improve our own communities.