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Architecture Puzzler #292

Residential and commercial lighting now account for what percentage of electrical use in the United States: 4 percent, 12 percent, or 22 percent?


 

Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #291

You are designing a house near a creek and are concerned about flooding. An expert tells you that the site is unlikely to suffer from headwater flooding but that you might want to raise the building or set it back from the creek because of the possibility of a backwater flood. What is the difference between these two types of flood?  

Answer to Puzzler #291


 

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

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Tea hall in the British House of Commons in an era of fewer electricity demands.
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