Answers . 30 April 2003                     
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Quizzical Pursuit
—The Architecture Puzzler

Created by Dave Guadagni

Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #143


Color temperature is a term used to describe the color of a light source and is measured in Kelvin (K). Match each color temperature below with an appropriate application.

a. 2700 K
b. 3500 K
c. 4100 K
d. 5000 K

1. Public Reception Areas
2. Libraries
3. Medical Exam Rooms
4. Classrooms


a-2. Libraries — 2700 K is associated with ”friendly, personal”
b-1. Public Reception Areas — 3500 K is associated with “friendly, inviting”
c-4. Classrooms — 4100 K is associated with “clean, efficient”
d-3. Medical Exam Rooms — 5000 K is associated with “bright, alert”


Okay, got it? Now try this week's Puzzler:


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

Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2003, Dave Guadagni.


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