The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #287
The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1871-76) and the Provident Life and Trust Company Building (1876-79, now demolished), both built in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and both highly textured and boldly scaled, were designed by which famous American architect?
Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #286
True or false:
a) Efflorescence can cause spalling.
b) Ictinus designed and built the Parthenon.
c) A "quirk" is a V-shaped incision in a moulding.
Answer to Puzzler #286
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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