The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #54
Which architect, famous for churches, wrote some 300 years ago: "The peoples of London may despise some eyesore until it is demolished, whereupon by magick the replacement is deemed inferior to the former edifice, now eulogized in high and glowing reference"? Was it Lord Burlington, Sir Christopher Wren, Inigo Jones, or Charles Bulfinch? Which was his most famous Church?
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We all know the importance of circulation and parking systems in urban design. In the average U.S. city, what percentage of the land is taken up by these systems?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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