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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #107

    The "switchable" privacy glass system description that follows is missing a key element. What must be added to make this system work? Two layers of polyester film coated with transparent conductive material and a layer containing liquid crystal sandwiched in between. The film is positioned between two layers of glass.


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #106

    The most common unit of measurement for determining a font height is called a "point" (as in 18-point Helvetica). How long is a point? How high is 12-point type?  

    Answer to Puzzler #106


     

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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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