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Looks like a fun building!Are those roof vents, or just something done just to break the plane?
hey, is this like a diagrid structure?? does it reduce the material required for construction in anyway??
Oh, so now I see where David Adjaye got his dynamic argyles when he proposed the design for Washington DC's Francis Gregory Library. See #8 http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/gallery/2009/10/02/GA2009100203604.htmland Phillip Kennicott"If Adjaye's ideas prevail, the new structure will be a shining box, with a lattice of diamond-shaped windows and reflective glass, and a large overhanging roof cut open to allow light to flood in," Philip Kennicott writes.Or are argyles "in the air" since Michelle Obama wore Junya Watanabe's dynamic argyle patterned cardigan sweaters globally?
Joe - Zooming in on the first image reveals that those are roof vents.Atul - Not sure if diagrid is accurate here, or just good 'ol spaceframe. Either way, it should be saving on materials for structure.
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