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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