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Quizzical Pursuit
—The Architecture Puzzler

 Solution to Last Week's Puzzler Architecture Puzzler #210 Question The sound level of 10 decibels (dBA) is considered just audible, 70 dBA loud, and 130 dBA the threshold of pain. A hard rock band will typically play at 80, 100 or 120 dBA? Answer A garbage disposal is about 80 dBA; crowd noise in an arena is about 100 dBA; and a hard rock band is about 120 dBA. The sound level of 140 dBA is considered deafening.

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