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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    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?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #558

    The biobrick was patented by Englishman Thomas Shaw in 1889. How does its manufacture differ from that of a regular clay brick?  

    Answer to Puzzler #558


     

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

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2012, Dave Guadagni.

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