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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #460

    The Piazza di Santo Spirito in Florence, Italy, is dominated at the north end by a church designed in 1435 and at the southeast by a large palazzo with teardrop-shaped keystones and an open loggia on the top floor. Who was the church architect and what is the name of the palazzo?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #459

    Illegal logging practices result in the loss of nearly 36 million acres (14.6 million hectares) of natural forests across the world each year. In the Amazon Basin, 60 to 70 percent of the deforestation is for which one of the following purposes: hardwood extraction for export, cattle ranching, large-scale coffee plantations, or local subsistence farming?  

    Answer to Puzzler #459


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2010, Dave Guadagni.

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    South front of the church at Piazza di Santo Spirito, Florence, Italy.
    Photo: Johnson Architectural Images/ Artifice Images

     
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