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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #279

    Question

    Completed in 1654, it is a focal point for a series of gardens by a river side. Sheathed in near-white marble, it has an indented cubic base and a central chamber over which rises a double-shelled, slightly bulging dome. Name this famous building.

    Answer

    Taj Mahal, Agra, India, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife.
     


     

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    http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/quiz.html


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2006, Dave Guadagni.

    AW

    ArchWeek Image

    Also completed in the 17th century, the Taihe Dian, the main hall of the Forbidden City, Beijing.
    Photo by Corel 85010, c/o Artifice Images.

     
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