Quiz . 22 January 2003                     
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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    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?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    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?  

    Answer to Puzzler #130


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2003, Dave Guadagni.

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