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Architecture Puzzler #402
Elegant and complex, the concrete ribbed vaults of the Communal Stadium in Florence (1932), the hangar at Orbetello (1938), and the Palazzetto dello Sport in Rome (1960) are the work of which designer? Note: He preferred to describe himself as an engineer rather than an architect.
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Aluminum oxide, garnet, silicon carbide, and ceramic are used as part of various options of what common construction product?
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The central roof system of the Palazzo dello Sport, the Palazetto's larger cousin by the same designer.
Photo: Don Johnson/ Artifice Images
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