barrel roof


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barrel roof

[′bar·əl ‚rüf]
(building construction)
A roof of semicylindrical section; capable of spanning long distances parallel to the axis of the cylinder.

barrel roof

A roof of semicylindrical section capable of spanning long distances, parallel to the axis of the cylinder.
See also: Roof

barrel roof, barrel shell roof

1. A roof of semicylindrical section; capable of spanning long distances parallel to the axis of the cylinder.

barrel vault, barrel roof, cradle vault, tunnel vault, wagonhead vault, wagon vault

A masonry vault of plain, semicircular cross section, supported by parallel walls or arcades and adapted to longitudinal areas.
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Barrel Roof stand demolished and Sky Blue stand completed after promotion to Division Two.
Tenders are invited for Main Fieldhouse Barrel Roof Replacement
Bow / barrel roof with supporting steel and glass construction Bow / barrel roof on the south side than wood construction, 1/4kreisfE[micro]rmig but has different radii, radians 4m.
Type and scope of work General renovation and reconstruction of the late 19th Century built, now a listed-protected, former Palm House in Cologne Botanical Garden, consisting of a basement with storage and technical areas, the historic building featuring ballroom, the new barrel roof with lounge and administration as well as a rear building with event-and kitchen use.
From a basement with storage and service areas, the historical part of the ballroom, the new barrel roof with lounge, administration, and a rear building with meeting and kitchen use Gross volume Total: about 37 100 m3 : Total gross floor space: 7200 m2 : Execution : Start: 5.
The work will stop water dripping through the barrel roofs, brickwork and windows around the side chapels, restore structural concrete and plasterwork.
Simple, single-curve thin-shell barrel roofs can resist the corrosion of the tropics, minimize earthquake damage, and don't cost much, according to Scott Hamel.