The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #461
What anisotropic construction material can have the following flaws: "crook," "cup," or "dote"?
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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?
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Jean Nouvel's Torre Agbar is clad in an isotropic (not anisotropic) material.
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