folded-plate roof

folded-plate roof

[¦fōld·əd ¦plāt ′rüf]
(building construction)
A roof constructed of flat plates, usually of reinforced concrete, joined at various angles.
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Peace found herself greatly drawn to the unique architecture of designer/architect Barry Berkus, designer of Park Imperial South and was particularly taken with the folded-plate roof line and the magnificent terrazzo installations.
Jerome Catholic Church has a folded-plate roof and an octagonal sanctuary - a radical departure from the traditional cross-shaped layout and a reflection of Vatican II reforms.
When you look at the extraordinarily ingenious design of the Frankfurt Messehalle -- the largest space of its kind in Europe, covered by a single, column-free folded-plate roof arching lengthwise - you are looking at the latest manifestation of a continuous line of architectural thinking.