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  1. 1. GEODESIC DOMES<br />The only structure system that can be attributed to one man R. Buckminster Fuller.<br />Geodesic domes are giant bubbles created from metal rods arranged into triangles.<br />
  2. 2. Domes offered advantages never available before in architecture.<br />Very light weight in relation to size and amazingly strong.<br />
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  5. 5. Suspension<br />This structure is mostly associated with bridges.<br />Developed in 19th century.<br />Weight of the structure is suspended from steel cables that are attached to vertical pylons driven into the ground.<br />
  6. 6. Reinforced Concrete<br />Concrete: mixture of cement gravel and water, dating back to Roman Times.<br />Concrete: Brittle and low tensile strength.<br />Often seen in sidewalks and patios.<br />
  7. 7. This problem was fixed in the 19th century when a method was developed for reinforcing the concrete by putting metal rods in the concrete.<br />
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  9. 9. Not only used as skeletons, but can be used as shell and form structures that are self sustaining.<br />
  10. 10. Reinforced concrete is the sort of material that allows the builder to experiment and try new techniques. <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcpcIHBTfU8<br />

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