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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #194

    During hot weather, hollow metal doors can sometimes bow toward the sunlight causing problems with the door latching. Is this problem, called "thermal bow," more likely to occur in an insulated or uninsulated door? How could you "fix" this problem?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #193

    Do you remember the 1970s? Starting in 1970 and continuing at approximately two-year intervals, construction was completed on the following five buildings. Put them in chronological order: Marin County Civic Center, Frank Gehry House, Mount Angel Library, Sears Tower, and the John Hancock Tower.  

    Answer to Puzzler #193


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2004, Dave Guadagni.

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