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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #466

    A bundled tube structural system was used in which of the following Chicago buildings:
    A. John Hancock Tower
    B. First National Bank
    C. Sears Tower


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #465

    Three of the most interesting archeological sites in Central and South America are the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon near Mexico City, Tikal in Guatemala, and Machu Picchu in Peru. I have visited them all, and while each is spectacular in its own way, my personal favorites, in order, are Machu Picchu, Tikal, then the Pyramids of the Sun and Moon. This is not the order in which they were constructed, however. Which is the oldest and which is the youngest site?  

    Answer to Puzzler #465


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2010, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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    The structural design of Taipei 101 in Taipei, Taiwan, is said to have been inspired by a stalk of bamboo.
    Photo: Richard Bitting

     
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