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Geodesic Dome

Geodesic Dome a dome constructed of short struts following geodesic lines and forming an open framework of triangles or polygons Plantagon’s Vertical Farm Sweco, consulting engineering firm Sweden webecoist.momtastic.com   Epcot Center J. Tishman Realty & Construction of New York … Continue reading

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Space Frame

  Space Frame: Is a framework, assembled in a three-dimensional manner that withstand and transfers the¬†force applied to any place. Lubetkin Beijing Stadium, ¬†Beijing China Biosphere 2, Tucson, AZ Wood Space Frame.

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Daniel Savoca – Bearing Wall

A Defintion: load-bearing wall (or bearing wall) is a wall that bears a load resting upon it by conducting its weight to a foundation structure. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Load-bearing_wall

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Larry Molina – Heavy Timber Construction

Principles of Stability in Structure Architects:¬†SARC Architects Location:¬†Joensuu,¬†Finland Building Owner:¬†Senaatti-kiinteist√∂t User:¬†The Finnish Forest Research Institute, Joensuu Forest Research Institute Building consultant:¬†ISS Proko Oy (Engel Rakennuttamispalvelut Oy) Constructed Area:¬†7,650 sqm Project Year:¬†2004 Photographs:¬†SARC Architects Source: http://www.archdaily.com/15951/metla-forest-research-centre-sarc-architects/  

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Baluster

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Glass as a Structure – Alex Prodanov

1. Ian Potter Centre of National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne, Australia. Lab Architecture Studio 2. Chapelle des Diaconesses. Versailles, France. Rolinet & Associ√©s 3. 1099 New York Avenue. Washington, D.C. Thomas Phifer and Partners 4. Xicui Entertainment Complex. Beijing, China. … Continue reading

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Post and beam

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Cantilever – Keith Alfaro

Busan Film Center, Busan South Korea (Currently holds the Guinness world record for the largest cantilevered roof)

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Cable Structures

 Membrane Cable Structures, Delhi  Sony Center, Berlin  Tank Bridge, Australia

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