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truss

in The Oxford Companion to Architecture

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780198605683
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199568857
truss

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A triangular framework, used for spans or bracing members. Although timber trusses were used in earlier periods (e.g. Palladio’s design

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Subjects: Architecture

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