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