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New York City: “These secondary parts of structures have become emblematic of the urban environment and are used as cultural references. Their seeming randomness and visual chaos reinforces the dynamic essence of the city, and yet they have a logic all their own. For example, the steel rings on the side of water tanks are spaced precisely to counteract the pressure of the water inside, gathering towards the bottom of the tanks. I love that ruthless functionalism, following a logarithmic pattern that offers just enough visual variation to add an element of poetry.”