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    QUIZ

    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #541

    If you combine two sound sources, each at 50 decibels (dB) what will be the resultant dB level? If you double the distance to a sound source, you reduce the dB by how much?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #540

    Based on Frederick Law Olmsted's ideas and organized by Daniel Burnham, Chicago's Columbian Exposition of 1893 featured work by R.M. Hunt, McKim, Mead & White, and Louis Sullivan: a) Who designed the Women's Pavilion? and b) Which is the only surviving building?  

    Answer to Puzzler #540


     

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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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    The Pritzker Pavilion bandshell by Frank Gehry, in Millennium Park, Chicago, Illinois.
    Photo: Rob Young

     
     
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