The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #279
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.
Taj Mahal, Agra, India, built by Shah Jahan in memory of his wife.
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2006, Dave Guadagni.
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.