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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #290

    Question

    True or false:
    a) A "squint" is a wall opening usually found in a castle wall.
    b) Halogen lamps use the gaseous form of iodine.
    c) John Ruskin is associated with art nouveau architecture.

    Answer

    a) False. A squint is an obliquely cut opening in a wall or pier to allow a view of the main altar of a church.
    b) True.
    c) False. John Ruskin is associated with Gothic architecture.
     


     

    Okay, got it? Now try this week's Puzzler:

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


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2006, Dave Guadagni.

    AW

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    The art nouveau Behrens House (1901), by Peter Behrens.
    Photo: Earl Moursund

     
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