bundled tubes

bundled tubes

Closely-spaced columns that are interconnected and used as a building’s outer wall, forming a strong structural system.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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