suspended roof

suspended roof

A roof whose load is carried by a number of cables which are under tension from columns or posts that are in compression and that transmit the loads to the ground.
See also: Roof
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As the pictures shown in Figure 5, the suspended roof encounters bending, fracture, and caving activation when the suspended area is large enough.
Conducting the required (a) replacement of the potable water and sanitary drainage networks, (b) supply & fixing of HDF flooring & suspended roof, (c) renovation, plastering & painting of buildings, also fixing of ceramic & mosaico tiles, replacement of marble stairs, comprehensive rehabilitation of bathrooms, of alumetal rooms and wooden doors among other tartan flooring works and laboratory amendments.
The pavilion's 16, 100-foot-tall concrete columns supported what was then the largest suspended roof in the world, a 50,000 square-foot expanse of translucent, multicolored tiles.
The velodrome has a suspended roof, no walls, and rain disrupted Britain's training session on Monday as wind blew water on to the track.
Among the most striking architectural features of the project are the arched and bowed suspended roof systems spanning the ponds and connecting the galleries.
But we have a suspended roof and inside those masts they contain steel wire which is bound together to take the weight of the roof - 6,500 tonnes of steel.
Le Corbusier's Philips Pavilion had a part to play in this development and probably also influenced the shaped profile and suspended roof of St Mary's Cathedral, Tokyo, 1961-64.
The restored building provides another period focal point for the new apartments, ranged across the courtyard, designed also to echo past styles with plenty of interest including jettied upper bays, little suspended roof dormers, stone, timber and ironwork detailing.
A suspended roof structure and signature light towers will mirror the unique and historic architecture of the Triborough Bridge, which spans the length of the Park.
A concentrated dynamic load-type rockburst occurred would have the main features with the pulse load or elastic wave-loading mode, and the main influence factors would include the following: (i) large area suspended roof broken and displacement in the goaf of the coal mining face, (ii) the suspended roof broken caused by the great coal pillars recovered, (iii) "activation" of the fault near the coal mining face, (iv) the vibration waves caused by the blasting operations in the underground mine, and (v) the disturbances caused by the natural seismic.
It contributed pounds 200,000 to enhance the design of the buildings and create and eye-catching landmark through the construction of a suspended roof structure supported by two 14-metre high parabolic steel arches.
Direct daylight cuts through the glazed strips at the apex of each roof ridge, but in the centre of each suspended roof section another band of glass panels iS triple glazed with retro-reflecting grids to deflect direct sun.