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AD Classics: Los Manantiales / Felix Candela

5 monthes ago   |   By Arch Daily

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This article was originally published on April 14, 2014. To read the stories behind other celebrated architecture projects, visit our AD Classics section.
With the design for Los Manantiales, Felix Candela's experimental form finding gave rise to an efficient, elegant, and enduring work of structural art. Comprised of four intersecting hypars, a strikingly thin roof surface creates a dramatic dining space. Built as Candela was establishing an international reputation as the foremost shell building, he demonstrated to the world his masterful combination of artistry and technical...
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