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“A profound design process eventually makes the patron, the architect, and every occasional visitor in the building a slightly better human being.”

Juhani Pallasmaa

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Above: Surface embellishment. A composition of buttresses, arcades, and recessed reveals.


A projecting support of stone or brick built against a wall.


A covered passageway with arches along one or both sides.


A fixture or architectural feature set or built in a recess in the surrounding wall or surface.


The vertical part of a jamb of an opening in a wall particularly a door or window, that is visible between the door or window surface and outer wall surface.