On a good day, maybe. On a bad day, they don't remember what they meant.
When they get to 90 I call them "walls", and while they give the middle of the plan a lot of light, I usually find they leak from above.
I thought the position of the ground floor's front wall did that.
Wha? You talking about a cricket, or bell cant?
<snip> I think you're giving this thing way too much credit. It looks like builder-schlock to me. Not everything has a 'style'. To do so is to conform to a recognized set of formal imperatives to some extent. BTW, guessing from the clumsy geometry, I'd say this thing is newer than you think.