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Architecture Puzzler #582
Cristo has wrapped it with 1.1 million square feet (102,000 square meters) of canvas and Foster & Partners have renovated and restored it. Which building do we refer to?
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Architecture Puzzler #581
This material's proponents claim that it is harder than walnut and more stable than oak. Technically a grass, the product has come into use as a substitute for tongue-and-groove hardwood flooring. What material am I referring to?
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Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects
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Foster + Partners also designed the Sage Gateshead, a 20,000-square-meter (215,000-square-foot) performing arts center in Gateshead, England.
Photo: Nigel Young/ Foster + Partners