Hyperboloid Structure


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Connected Sites

Brasilia: Cathedral of Brasilia (Niemeyer)
Central University City Campus of the UNAM: Pabellón de Rayos Cósmicos (Félix Candela and Jorge Gonzales Reyna 1951)
Le Havre: Volcan arts center
Sydney Opera House: Originally designed as a Hyperboloid, this proved too difficult and Utzen and Arup (the consulting engineers) changed to spherical shells
Works of Antoni Gaudí: Sagrada Familia and column in Parc Guell


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