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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #34

    Between 1505 and 1605 the Old Basilica of Saint Peters in Rome was rebuilt. During that 100-year period nearly every notable Roman architect was involved. Which two famous architects were most influential?  

    Answer to Puzzler #34


     

    Architecture Puzzler #35

    The ratio of span to thickness in a thin-shell concrete dome is so high that these concrete shells have often been compared to egg shells. How similar are the actual ratios between concrete shells and egg shells?


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

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