The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #290
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.
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.
c) False. John Ruskin is associated with Gothic architecture.
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2006, Dave Guadagni.
The art nouveau Behrens House (1901), by Peter Behrens.
Photo: Earl Moursund