Quarters, Five Layers of Happiness: Can urbanship make people happier?

Abstract

In everyday life quarters are often perceived as urban fragments divided according to peculiarities of the lifestyle (urbanship). Every variation of urbanship has a corresponding conception of happiness. Thus, only urbanistic decisions on a quarter scale can make citizens happier. City, regional and country scales are too big, and the variety of forms of urbanship (and corresponding visions of happiness) is too wide there to search for uniform ways of optimization of the city environment.

 

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Author Biography

Konstantin Lidin

Ph.D. in Engineering, candidate for degree of Doctor of Psychology, Ass. Professor of the Department of Management at Irkutsk State University of Railway Engineering

How to Cite
LIDIN, Konstantin. Quarters, Five Layers of Happiness: Can urbanship make people happier?. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 46, p. 58-62, dec. 2015. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <http://www.projectbaikal.com/index.php/pb/article/view/945>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.7480/projectbaikal.46.945.

Keywords

urban studies; quarter; architecture; social psychology; happiness

Published
2015-12-12