The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #242
True or False:
a. Mortar droppings should be wiped off of walls or floors before hardening.
b. The “Little House Living Room” by Frank Lloyd Wright is only 12- by 16-feet (3.6- by 4.9 meters) and was put on display in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #241
Alfred Moser Butts, an out-of-work architect during the Great Depression, gained fame and some wealth by doing which of the following:
- Writing several influential books, published in the European press, criticizing the dominance of historicist architecture.
- Inventing the popular board game “Scrabble.”
- Through mutual friends, meeting the Rockefellers and winning the commission to design Rockefeller Center.
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