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Architecture Puzzler #578
Glass takes 13 to 25 gigajoules of energy per ton to produce while copper takes 70 to 170. About how much energy would you guess is required to produce a ton of steel? Aluminum?
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Architecture Puzzler #577
Author of several books including Cottage Residences and The Architecture of Country Residences, this individual is also credited with helping the Gothic style challenge the Greek Revival style of residential design in the 1830s. Who was he?
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Steel and glass were used to create this evocative spiral staircase inside the ArtsQuest Center, a new theater building on the site of the former Bethlehem Steel plant in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.