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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #94

    Suppose you designed a "viscous damper" to minimize rotation placed on a moment frame joint during an earthquake. How would you describe this design to your client?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    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, padouk, cherry, poplar, maple, mahogany, purple heart.  

    Answer to Puzzler #93


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2002, Dave Guadagni.

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    Earthquake damage to a structure that lacked a viscous damper?
    Photo: arttoday.com

     
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