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What makes a city beautiful?

Laura Bliss / March 6, 2015 /

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What makes a city beautiful?

While it is commonly said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, Alain de Botton argues that this isn’t necessarily the case when it comes to the development of cities.  With beauty and character being essential to live-ability and economic vitality, it seems that city planners may want to take de Botton’s argument under consideration.  Is there a scientific method for determining a beautiful city?

Find out if there is here.

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