The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #73
Philip Johnson is famous, among other things, for organizing what 1930s exhibition?
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Architecture Puzzler #72
Most commercially produced adobe bricks are "stabilized" by adding asphalt emulsion (3 to 5 percent by weight) or Portland cement (5 to 10 percent). These coat the clay particles and reduce their tendency to absorb water and expand. Occasionally (and traditionally) straw is added — why?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Philip Johnson designed the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California, 1980.
Photo: Faith & Form Magazine