That’s Refreshing

May 13, 2012
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A good example of structural efficiency and open minded storm water management.

Imagine the water pouring out in a graceful arc from the gutter. Not sure where it lands. But it’d be fun to watch. You could dump it into a cistern.

As for structural efficiency, notice how the roofing extends beyond the rafter. This costs very little, protects the beam and column better and provides more shelter. That’s a great trade when you can get it.


Barcroft Recreation Facilities, Arlington County, Va

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