The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
Architecture Puzzler #502
What is the difference between oak and oakum?
Oak is a deciduous hardwood tree whose wood is often used in doors, trim, and casework. Oakum is a caulking material made from fiber strands or rope soaked in oil to make it waterproof and rot-resistant.
Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Bog-oak flooring in the Aarhus (Denmark) Town Hall designed by Arne Jacobsen.