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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #249

    Inscribed in the floor of the Chicago Tribune Tower is the following quote:

    Therefore when we build let us think that we build forever. Let it not be for present delight nor for present use alone. Let it be such Work as our descendants will thank us for and let us think as we lay Stone on Stone that a time is to come when those stones will be held sacred because our hands have touched them and that men will say as they look upon the labor and the wrought substance of them, "See this our fathers did for us."

    This quote is from the author of The Stones of Venice (1851) and The Seven Lamps of Architecture (1849). A strong advocate of Gothic architecture, who was this writer?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #248

    How does concrete react to aluminum? Also, why should you not allow the use of aluminum wire for tying rebar?  

    Answer to Puzzler #248


     

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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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    Doge's Palace in Venice, Italy, 1309 to 1424.
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