|Name That Spot!
Architectural Details and Natural Nooks
Webster's dictionary cites architecture as the art
and science of designing and erecting buildings; a broader definition
includes the contouring and adornment of grounds, signage, fencing
and lighting. NIH has a wealth of architectural detail and landscaping
refinement — and ecological non-refinement, like the forest preservation
plot between the Children's Inn and the new fire station. Certain
elements make for a pleasing environment, some are purely functional,
while others have historical import. As you walk out into the summer
sunlight — or rush from bench to bedside — how many of these can you
Enter our two-part contest (in this issue and the
next). Tell us where these icons are on campus. Email your answers
for both parts of the contest to firstname.lastname@example.org by Sept. 1.
The entrant with the most correct answers wins an NIH
(in the event of a tie, the first correct entry wins). The winner
will be announced in the Sept. 22 issue. Good luck!
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