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Spherical buildings present some obvious practical challenges. But because a sphere provides the largest possible interior volume per unit of surface area, the form has long fascinated designers and architects, and quite a few reasonably successful spherical structures have actually been built.
Use the right tools and a methodical approach to get the job done quickly.
Meet code in row houses, multifamily dwellings, and other buildings using FlameBlock fire-rated OSB for structural strength and fire protection in one.
Solid bracing and strong connections are the keys to a durable, bounce-free structure.
Annual Design Review 2010: Play: Citation
Annual Design Review 2010: Work: Award
Vermontasaurus vs. The Zoning Board
Special mounts, acoustic blankets, and properly sized barriers are all part of the solution.
Over time, as the wood in a structure shrinks, continuous-rod seismic hold-downs can loosen and become less effective. The RAS Nut by Ratcheting Anchor Systems moves with the structure to stay tight.
Power Preserved glulam beams are treated with Cop-Guard, a solvent-based copper naphthenate formulation.
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