The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #354
Steel heated to about 752 degrees Farenheit (400 degrees Celsius) turns a red that is visible in the dark. At 975 degrees Farenheit (524 degrees Celsius), the same steel would glow visibly during the daylight. At what temperature would the steel turn white with heat?
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Architecture Puzzler #353
About how much land in the United States is covered with impervious surfaces (buildings, paving, etc.), and about how much is covered in non-agricultural grass (lawns, golf courses, etc.)? Answer in units of square miles (or square kilometers).
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Molten steel radiates brightly.
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