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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #37

    Question

    The biobrick was patented by Englishman Thomas Shaw in 1889. How does its manufacture differ from that of a regular clay brick?

    Answer

    In biobrick, dewatered sewage sludge is used in place of some of the clay.
     


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2001, Dave Guadagni.

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