The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #473
You are designing a house for a client in the country and you decide to add a sand filter to his septic system. What is the likely reason for doing so, and how does a sand-filter septic system work?
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In terms of human comfort, is humidity a greater concern in a cold or a hot climate, and why?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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On a more arid rural site, you might choose a waterless toilet, such as the Clivus Multrum composting model used in this outhouse in Terlingua, Texas.
Photo: Jerry Boal
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