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