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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

    Solution to Last Week's Puzzler
    Architecture Puzzler #539

    Question

    What is an architrave and what does it do?

    Answer

    The architrave is the member of an entablature that rests on the capitals of columns and supports the frieze.
     


     

    Okay, got it? Now try this week's Puzzler:

    http://www.ArchitectureWeek.com/quiz.html


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2011, Dave Guadagni.

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    The coffered ceiling of the double-colonnade porch at the U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.
    Photo: Mark Fischer

     
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