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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #197

    Your new concrete slab has a spider web cracking pattern on its surface. What is the likely cause?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #196

    A product of the industrial revolution — cast iron — made delicate, soaring, web-like structures possible. Elegant and fire-resistant cast iron had its heyday during which three decades of the 19th century? What caused the decline in interest for this material?  

    Answer to Puzzler #196


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2004, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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