The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #93
Over time some woods will darken or become "richer" looking, developing a "patina." Others will fade and lose their brilliance. Which of the following woods grow richer and which fade? Walnut, padauk, cherry, poplar, maple, mahogany, purple heart.
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Architecture Puzzler #92
This Brazilian architect gave a face to the capitol city of Brasilia with the design for its cathedral, housing, and congress building. Of his work he said: "I seek beauty, I want to raise the spiritual level of architecture." Whom do I refer to?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Aging wood with a patina at the Glasgow School of Art by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.
Great Buildings Photo © Donald Corner and Jenny Young
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