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From height-adjustable tables to sofas, mirrors and lacquered screens to divide up interior space, Eileen Gray, a pioneering designer and architect of the modern movement who went unnoticed for decades, devised some of the most memorable classic and versatile furniture of the contemporary period.
An innate sense of geometry and volume helped Gaudí to become a genius of three-dimensional creation. The architect, a symbol of Catalan modernism, was inspired by nature to build such emblematic works as Park Güell and the crypt of the Sagrada Familia.
The Fibonacci spiral has been used for centuries as a means of connecting with the divine and for aesthetic reasons. But is the so-called golden ratio just a fascinating way to achieve pleasing designs or does it actually contribute to making buildings more sustainable?