Which world leader’s home is the most aesthetically pleasing?
Not the president’s, according to a statistical evaluation called the “golden ratio” that sizes up the looks and balance of the residences.
No. 1 goes to 10 Downing Street, the beautiful London townhouse.
"With a width to height ratio working out at 1.58 — just 2.42% off the golden ratio — 10 Downing Street situated in the City of Westminster in London, is the most statistically beautiful official residence worldwide," according to the mortgage outfit Uswitch.
The White House ranks 5th in the mathematical ratio that indicates a balanced and aesthetically pleasing composition.
"The property has a width to height ratio of 1.42, which is 12.24% off the golden ratio. The north facade is the front of The White House and consists of three floors and eleven bays, with the ground floor hidden by a raised carriage ramp and parapet. The central three bays are behind a columned portico facing Lafayette Square, which was designed by Irish-born architect James Hoban," said the analysis.
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