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