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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #483

    What is a groined vault?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #482

    First published in Venice in 1570, this influential book was republished in Italian several times before being published in English in 1715. It was divided into four parts, the first on building materials and techniques, the second on large private houses, the third on streets, piazzas, bridges and basilicas, and the fourth on temples. What is the title of this book (still available today), and who is the author?  

    Answer to Puzzler #482


     

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

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    A series of intersecting hyperbolic paraboloid surfaces form the ceiling of the main sanctuary at St. Mary's Cathedral in Tokyo, Japan, by Kenzo Tange.
    Photo: Flickr user mobileart

     
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