The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #88
Lightweight aggregates can reduce the weight of concrete by what percent?
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Architecture Puzzler #87
The Kansai International Airport, completed 1994, built on an artificial island in the Bay of Osaka, Japan, was reputed to be the longest building ever built. Who was the architect? How long is the terminal?
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The dome of the Pantheon in Rome is constructed of concrete that decreases in density from bottom to top due to lighter aggregate (pumice) used toward the oculus.
Great Buildings Photo: © Kevin Matthews