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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #211

    Patented by Englishman Frederick Walton in 1863, this material is made from cork, resin, gum, linseed oil, and pigments. What building material is this?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #210

    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 to Puzzler #210


     

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

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