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This picture of the roof-beam-column (approximate terms; it’s hard to say what is what in non-rectalinear architecture) interface at the Savill Building in Windsor, England is pretty sweet. Nice contrast of steel and wood. The (presumably) cast joint is very clean.

It’s pretty stereotypically engineer-ish of me to be find elegant structural connections the most laudable part of architecture, but what can I say. That’s me. I voted for it in the unofficial poll over at Part IV, but it’s only in third so far…

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