Strangely Symmetrical

According to popular lore, a visitor to Zurich once said, "It is good to be born here and it is a worthy place in which to die, but what does one do in between?" The answer is: plenty. For despite its reputation as a dull banking capital, Zurich is successfully developing into a lively and diverse city. The Swiss are known for meticulous attention to detail, and this trait can be seen everywhere — the symmetry of buildings is flawless, hedges look as if they are trimmed with the aid of a ruler and the traffic flows without a hitch. Yet...

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