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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #234

    Suppose a bank is on fire: the wood is burning and the metals are melting. As the temperature rises, which of these will be the first to melt and which will be the last: aluminum windows, lead flashings, copper piping, a decorative iron entry arch, and gold bullion.


     

    Question from Last Week:
    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).  

    Answer to Puzzler #233


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2005, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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