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    QUIZ

    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #523

    Which is the best temperature for concrete to cure at: 90, 73, or 55 degrees Fahrenheit (32, 23, or 13 degrees Celsius)?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #522

    In the U.S. market, three-quarter-inch- (19-millimeter-) thick hardwood flooring comes in standard widths of 1-1/2, 2, 2-1/4, and 3-1/4 inches (38, 51, 57, and 83 millimeters). What are the U.S. standard widths for half-inch- (13-millimeter-) thick hardwood flooring?  

    Answer to Puzzler #522


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2011, Dave Guadagni.

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    ArchWeek Image

    A total of 3.25 million cubic yards (2.48 million cubic meters) of concrete was used to build Hoover Dam, shown here under construction in February 1934. An additional 1.11 million cubic yards (850,000 cubic meters) of concrete went into the power plant and other structures on the site.
    Photo: Andy Pernick / U.S. Bureau of Reclamation

     
     
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