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Quizzical Pursuit
—The Architecture Puzzler

Created by Dave Guadagni

 

Architecture Puzzler #377

True or false:

A. The pagoda and pailou (memorial arch) now associated with Chinese architecture were originally introduced to China from Japan.

B. The finest remaining examples of elegantly bracketed wood temples in the Tang style (China, 618-907) are found outside of China.


 

Question from Last Week:
Architecture Puzzler #376

If you broke a sheet of tempered glass, you would have a pile of small pieces of relatively harmless glass. What is the minimum number of pieces per square inch (or per square centimeter) of glass that you would expect to have?  

Answer to Puzzler #376


 

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

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The general form of Taipei 101, in Taipei, Taiwan, recalls traditional pagodas.
Photo: Sam Garza

 
 
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