The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #309
The designer of the Giovanni Berta Stadium (1930-1932) in Florence, Italy wrote: "I maintain that a good structural organism worked out passionately in detail and in general appearance is essential to good architecture, structural architecture leads to that synthesis of static-aesthetic activity, technical knowledge, and mastery of execution which produced the masterpieces of the past." Who was the designer?
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Architecture Puzzler #308
Why are the outside corners of nail-attached wood trim often mitered and inside corners not?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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A masterpiece of the past: the Roman Colosseum.
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