The Architecture Puzzler
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Architecture Puzzler #559
The metric unit of force, the _____________, is defined as the force that produces an acceleration of one meter per second per second when exerted on a mass of one kilogram. Named after an English philosopher and mathematician, what is this unit called?
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The biobrick was patented by Englishman Thomas Shaw in 1889. How does its manufacture differ from that of a regular clay brick?
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Radiating steel cables in the structure of the Brooklyn Bridge in Brooklyn, New York, help to suspend the load of the bridge's deck structure from two gothic-arch towers.
Photo: Howard Davis/ Artifice Images
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