The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #308
Why are the outside corners of nail-attached wood trim often mitered and inside corners not?
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Architecture Puzzler #307
"The engineer, inspired by the law of economy and governed by mathematical calculations, puts us in accord with universal law; he achieves harmony. The architect, by the arrangement of forms, realizes an order which is a pure creation of the spirit." Written in 1923, is this a quote by Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, or Eliel Saarinen?
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Barcelona’s Casa Batllo, by Antoni Gaudi, is perhaps an exception to this rule.
Photo: © Parth Patwari, available from Artifice Images
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