lamella roof

lamella roof

[lə′mel·ə ‚rüf]
(building construction)
A large span vault built of members connected in a diamond pattern.

lamella roof

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

lamella roof

A vaulted roof-framing system composed of lamellae.
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Students plan to construct the lamella roof system themselves; timber cut to a specific profile will be bolted together to form a rigid, diamond-patterned lattice structure, which is then sheathed in corrugated metal.
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