Quiz . 18 April 2012                     
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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #557

    How tall is the Empire State Building? In what year did King Kong climb to its top?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #556

    The ratio of span to thickness in a thin-shell concrete dome is so high that these concrete shells have often been compared to eggshells. How similar are the actual ratios for concrete shells and eggshells?  

    Answer to Puzzler #556


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2012, Dave Guadagni.

    AW


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    The Empire State Building, as seen from from Queens, New York.
    Photo: Yang Shen/ Artifice Images

     
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