The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #221
Suppose you have a 48-foot- (14.6-meter-) square section of concrete with a one-percent slope down to a center drain. If this center drain became plugged, how much water would the area contain before it flooded?
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Architecture Puzzler #220
You probably know who designed these buildings, but do you know in which order they were built?
A. Farnsworth House, Illinois
B. German State Pavilion (Barcelona World Exposition)
C. Seagram Building, New York
D. Bacardi Offices, Mexico City
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