intro’d to Charles via Daniele‘s recommendation to read happy city.
the happy city experiment
my book – happy city – looking at intersection between happiness and urban design..
found happiness not with money but with human connection..
not that money doesn’t matter.. it does…
15 min – game – urbanology
but what if – science of people is keeping us from answering legit
march 2014 – Making Cities Happy
build a machine for making connections
urbanology – building the city you want
april 2014 – Charles Montgomery Talks “Happy City” with Mark Gorton
most powerful source of happiness.. human connection..
7 min – happier – ones who bike/walk to work/school
what about – if we made work/school irrelevant.. still bike/walk
8 min – the nugget of this problem.. we’re actually not that good for maximizing happiness…
we all have a rough time choosing the right thing..
because spinach or rock ness.. no?
so science of people ness
2011 – Meet Charles Montgomery, BMW Guggenheim Lab Team – New York
i became addicted to cities… the way we choose to live together in the city
cure ios city ness
the happy city lab site:
city sketchup ness
money less ness