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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2006, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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