Double-hung windows draw architect's ire

5 traits that marred this invention

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If you set out to create the worst window you could, you might go about it like this:

First, you’d design it to oppose the pull of gravity, and therefore require a Rube Goldberg contraption of weights and ropes, cables or springs just to keep it from falling shut. You’d also make sure you could never open more than half of it at a time.