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Alain de Botton: The City as a Cure for Loneliness

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“Cities are, as it were, enormous libraries filled not with books but with people.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should we make in our investment policies in cities? Twelve…

CityPoem 17 – Dublin (2)

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“Walking in Dublin, I met a poet on the banks of the Liffey.”“I don’t know if he was writing spontaneously or whether his work was part of a programme. Either way, it doesn’t matter. It was a breathtaking spectacle…

CityPoem 90 – Brasilia, Poetry in the Gutter

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Residents of Brasilia, Brazil’s capital, made a protest on July, 9th against the destruction of poems published on bus stops around town.The poems were published in panels, written with ceramic mosaics and were a distraction to those waiting for…

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Alain de Botton: The City as a Cure for Loneliness

alaindebotton
“Cities are, as it were, enormous libraries filled not with books but with people.”What is the future of cities? Why is it important to invest into cities? What changes should we make in our investment policies in cities? Twelve…