The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #476
A concrete slab can be described in terms of flatness and levelness. What is the difference, and if a problem occurs with one or the other, is it likely due to the finishing or the screeding of the concrete?
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Sacrifice, truth, power, beauty, life, memory, and obedience were "the seven lamps of architecture" in the book by that title. Who was the author and about how long ago was it written?
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Triangular concrete-waffle-slab floor system in the Yale University Art Center by Louis Kahn.
Photo: Elizabeth Felicella