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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #233

    Each set below includes three significant buildings constructed during the same decade. Match the buildings with the correct decade (1930, 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970 or 1980).

    A. Dymaxion House (R. Buckminster Fuller); Baker House (Alvar Alto); Kaufmann House (Richard Neutra)

    B. Dulles International Airport (Eero Saarinen); U.S. Air Force Academy Chapel (SOM); Space Needle (John Graham Associates).

    C. Kimbell Art Museum (Louis Kahn); National Air and Space Museum (Helmuth, Obata & Kassabaum); Piazza D’Italia (Charles Moore).


     

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    Architecture Puzzler #232

    What does the "e" stand for in "low-e glass"? How does this type of glass work?  

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2005, Dave Guadagni.

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    Kimbell Museum, by Louis I. Kahn.
    Great Buildings Photo © Howard Davis

     
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