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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

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Paint once desirable, no longer welcome.
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