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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #521

    Completed in 1654, it is a focal point for a series of gardens by a riverside. Sheathed in near-white marble, it has an indented cubic base and a central chamber over which rises a double-shelled, slightly bulging dome. Name this famous building.


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #520

    "Always design a thing by considering it in its next larger context — a chair in a room, a room in a house, a house in an environment, and environment in a city plan."

    Quote by Eliel Saarinen or Louis Kahn?  

    Answer to Puzzler #520


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2011, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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    Also completed in the 17th century: the Taihe Dian, the main hall of the Forbidden City, Beijing.
    Photo: Kristin Guenov/ Artifice Images

     
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