The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #131
Its newest version has ventilation channels, expanded-polystyrene foam core, polyethylene shell, and a four-point suspension system. Common at most construction sites — what is it?
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Architecture Puzzler #130
If, while inspecting a new masonry wall, you notice an inordinate amount of shrinkage cracking in the mortar, you would probably suspect the mason’s mortar mix used: a) too high a proportion of portland cement; b) too high a proportion of hydrated lime; c) not enough air entrainment additives?
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