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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #240

    Question

    True or False: a. Stairs in the landscape are typically designed flatter than stairs in buildings. b. In a flight of stairs, there is an equal number of treads and risers. c. A circular stair with a 4-inch (10-centimeter) diameter center column typically has either 12 or 13 treads per circle (360-degree turn around stair).

    Answer

    a. True b. False there is always one more riser than tread in a flight of stairs. c. True
     


     

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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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