The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #442
The International Building Code requires you to provide one foot-candle of light at the ground surface along the path of egress from the building you are designing to the public way. In order to get a sense of how much light this is, you might compare it to moonlight. About how much light does a full moon provide on a clear night: one-half foot-candle, one foot-candle, or two foot-candles?
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Moon over Shinagawa City, Tokyo, Japan.
Photo: Toshihiro Oimatsu