Quizzical Pursuit - The Architecture Puzzler
by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler This Week
If you combine two sound sources, each at 50 decibels (dB) what will be the resultant dB level? If you double the distance to a sound source you reduce the dB by _____?
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The solution to this week's puzzlers will be published here next week.
Last Week's Puzzler Question
Who said what? Match the following quotes and names:
"Passion can create drama out of inert stone."
"We build buildings and then they build us."
"The evolution of culture is synonymous with the removal of ornament from utilitarian objects."
"Make no little plans."
"Less is more."
"Less is a bore."
"I don't want to be good. I want to be interesting."
"Material, I believe, is spent light."
"Concrete is the marble of our time."
"You observe a lot by watching."
Mies Van Der Rohe, Daniel Burnham, Arthur
Erickson, Le Corbusier, Adolf Loos, Winston
Churchill, Yogi Berra, Philip Johnson, Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi.
Answer to Last Week's Puzzler
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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