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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
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    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #325

    Ground rupture, ground shaking, and differential subsidence are three of the four main causes of foundation failure due to a seismic event. What is the fourth?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #324

    Please provide a definition of "gloss" as it refers to paint. Rank these paint finishes from lowest light reflection to highest: satin/silk, semi-gloss, eggshell.  

    Answer to Puzzler #324


     

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

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    Surviving arches in the ruins of a church in Messina, Italy, following an earthquake in 1908.
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