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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #95

    Sand is a common abrasive used for removing lead paint from steel framing and interior brickwork. In recent years, a second organic material has been gaining favor as an abrasive for this use. What is this alternative abrasive and why is it gaining favor?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    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?  

    Answer to Puzzler #94


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2002, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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