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Architecture Puzzler #447
The Erechtheum (421 to 407 B.C.) sits on the sloped north side of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Among other things, it is famous for its columns. What are the two types of columns used to support its entablatures?
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Architecture Puzzler #446
El Camino Real ("The Royal Road") linked the 21 California missions built by the Spaniard missionaries between San Diego and Sonoma, California. All 21 were built between which of the following dates: 1658 and 1708, 1711 and 1754, or 1769 and 1823?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Also atop the Acropolis of Athens: the Parthenon.
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