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.
Additionally, Vista Solar installed Solar Edge inverters which pair DC optimizers with each panel to produce as much power as possible, even when other panels on the roof are shaded by the adjacent buildings, as well as Silverback Solar racking for a custom design solution that accommodated the precise attachment points, 20-foot spans, varying elevations of the barrel roof and 19 solar tubes.
Inside the expanded barrel roof diner, it's predictably green, white and brown with glimpses of decorative stainless steel.
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.