The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #280
In the U.S. market, three-quarter-inch- (19-millimeter-) thick hardwood flooring comes in standard widths of 1-1/2, 2, 2-1/4, and 3-1/4 inches (38, 51, 57, and 83 millimeters). What are the U.S. standard widths for half-inch- (13-millimeter-) thick hardwood flooring?
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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.
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Wood floor in a French castle.