The Architecture of Social Isolation
The evidence is overwhelming that ugly and impersonal environments lead to a sense of depression and anxiety.
If you ask why concepts like community, place and belonging have suddenly come to occupy a central place in political discourse, then you will quickly light upon the obvious fact that those aspects of the human condition are, in modern conditions, all under threat. The threat comes from a single source: globalization.
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