Anchoring the entrance of Arquitectonica International Headquarters in Coconut Grove, Miami, Fl. the breezeway gates boldly pronounce “”FIRMITAS. UTILITAS. VENUSTAS””. T coined by the Roman architect and engineer, Vitruvius. The three words translate to “Strength, Utility and Beauty”, and have come to be recognized as the cornerstone of any successful act of “making” by studio furniture makers world-wide.