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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #469

    Most non-architects would understand if you said a particular architect was a great designer but an eccentric individual. They might not understand if you said the loading on a column was eccentric. How is an eccentric column load defined?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #468

    What would you expect to be different in the construction of a beam designed to withstand a positive moment compared to a beam designed to resist a negative moment?  

    Answer to Puzzler #468


     

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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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    Gaudí's columns at Park Guell in Barcelona, Spain, showing a different kind of eccentricity.
    Photo: Jonshon Architectural Images/ Artifice Images

     
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