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SDR
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Post by SDR »

Another in a series of pole-built radial designs from Liebermann; here he successfully deploys cantilevered rafters meeting at a hub-less central point which in turn carry others that have no intermediate support.

The passage that reveals the center directly is a master stroke . . .

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SDR
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Post by SDR »

A surprise is revealed in the aerial view: the plan is entirely orthogonal; even the central skylight is bounded by edges that are parallel to the eaves.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/150+B ... 22.2592282

(Hit "Satellite")

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Roderick Grant
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Post by Roderick Grant »

Equally tantalizing is the geodesic dome to the south.

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