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    Quizzical Pursuit
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    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #73

    Philip Johnson is famous, among other things, for organizing what 1930s exhibition?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    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?  

    Answer to Puzzler #72


     

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    Philip Johnson designed the Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, California, 1980.
    Photo: Faith & Form Magazine

     
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