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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #43

    Match the following buildings with the architects listed below:

    Paimo Sanitarium
    Trinity Church, Boston
    Boston Public Library
    Unite' D'Habitation
    Farnsworth House
    Richards Medical Labs
    U. S. Air Force Academy
    Larkin Building
    Yale Architecture Building
    Saint Louis Arch
    Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco
    East Wing, National Gallery of Art
    Palace Guell

    Ludwig Mies Van der Rohe, H.H. Richardson, Alvar Aalto, Antonio Gaudi, McKim Mead & White, Louis Kahn, Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Bernard Maybeck, Skidmore Owings and Merrill, I. M. Pei, Paul Rudolph, Eero Saarinen


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #43

    The slopes of Egyptian pyramids mimic the slopes of mountains in that the main force acting on both is the "dead load" of their own weight. What is the angle of the typical sloping face of the pyramids? Care to guess how much the pyramid at Gizeh weighs?  

    Answer to Puzzler #42


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2001, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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    Unite d'Habitation, Marseilles, France, 1946 to 1952.
    Great Buildings Photo Donald Corner and Jenny Young

     
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