Quiz . 18 March 2009                     
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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #420

    PVC (polyvinyl chloride) water piping is made of synthetic resins and is often used in construction since it is lighter and cheaper than copper piping. What are some of the disadvantages of PVC water piping?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #419

    Imagine that you knew nothing about electricity and, when visiting your new home under construction, you asked your electrician to explain to you the term "electrical current." How would she describe this term?  

    Answer to Puzzler #419


     

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

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    PVC piping at a concrete pool construction site.
    Photo: Bill Jacobus

     
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