The hearth and the Salamander can also mean happiness and if Montag chose to be happy or not. The two things in his life his home and his work. Did it really make him happy. He chose happiness over this home and his work by reading the books.
This archetypal Swedish building form shaped like a Monopoly house serves as an artists studio with a simple plywood interior and massive skylights to let in natural sunlight. Architecture Photo by Waldemarson Berglund Arkitekter by dwellmagazine