Quiz . 26 July 2000                     
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Quizzical Pursuit - The Architecture Puzzler

by Dave Guadagni

 

Architecture Puzzler This Week

If you had the tools and the inclination you could bend a 1/8" (0.32 cm.) thick strip of cherry wood into a hoop with a diameter of approximately 11" (27.94 cm.). What diameter hoop could you make with the same thickness of red oak? With western red cedar?


 

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Last Week's Puzzler Question

According to "American School & University" magazine, public school districts across the United States put more than $17 billion worth of construction in place in 1998. On average the construction cost per student in a new high school was about:
a) $8,500?
b) $19,300? c) $24,800?
 

Answer to Last Week's Puzzler

 

Previous Quizzes

Quiz 2000.0712Answer 2000.0712
Quiz 2000.0705Answer 2000.0705
Quiz 2000.0628Answer 2000.0628
Quiz 2000.0621Answer 2000.0621
Quiz 2000.0614Answer 2000.0614
Quiz 2000.0607Answer 2000.0607
Quiz 2000.0531Answer 2000.0531
Quiz 2000.0524Answer 2000.0524
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2000, Dave Guadagni.

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