The Architecture Puzzler
Created by Dave Guadagni
Architecture Puzzler #528
Masonry fireplaces in the eastern United States typically have a cast iron damper, while steel dampers are more popular in the West. To avoid rust, stainless steel dampers are favored along the coast. What is the major disadvantage of each?
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One of the more than a thousand fireplaces at the Palace of Versailles.
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