lamella roof[lə′mel·ə ‚rüf]
A large span vault built of members connected in a diamond pattern.
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A roof frame consisting of a series of skewed arches, made up of relatively short members, fastened together at an angle so that each is intersected by two similar adjacent members at its midpoint, forming a network of interlocking diamonds.See also: Roof
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A vaulted roof-framing system composed of lamellae.
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