Quiz . 19 November 2003                     
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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #172

    The 1921 “Ethical Documents” of the American Institute of Architects prescribed a minimum charge for architectural professional services. This “proper minimum charge” was a percentage “based upon the total cost of work complete.” What was this percentage?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #171

    You ask the gas company for service to a building in construction at a pressure of 2 pounds per square inch (13,800 pascal). The gas company would rather supply gas at 5 psi (34,500 pascal) because they say it costs them less. Why?  

    Answer to Puzzler #171


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2003, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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