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