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Columbus Center

Engineer / Architect: Zeidler, Roberts Partnership (architects)
Location: 701 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD
Year Built: 1995
Structural Form: low-rise building; tension fabric roof, reinforced concrete and glass
Historical Details: N/A
Technical Details: Fabric can be used to effectively resist forces if it is placed in tension (i.e. pretenstioned) before load is applied.
Image Source(s): Rachel Sangree
References: J. Dorsey and J.D. Dilts, A Guide to Baltimore Architecture (Third Edition), Tidewater Publishers, Centreville, MD (1997), pp. 67-69.

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