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Twist and turn

Architects who are fascinated by non-orthogonal architectural forms regularly feel the lash of knotted cords wielded by white-faced monks of the Old Modernism. One of the big complaints from the Calvinists is that their forms are either whimsical and irrational, or self indulgent and artsy, having foundation in neither science nor logic.

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