The Architecture Puzzler
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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?
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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?
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