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|Location||Waterloo Station, London, England map|
|Building Type||train station platform|
|Construction System||glass and steel|
|Context||urban transportation center|
|Style||High Tech Modern|
|Notes||"International Rail Terminal at Waterloo Station", with Anthony Hunt Associates, Engineers. Arching exoskelton over curving vault.|
|Discussion||Continental Train Platform Commentary
"The design contains a number of innovative [engineering] features, most notably the use of tapering steel subelements."
Angus J. MacDonald, Structure and Architecture.
Sources on Continental Train Platform
"Long-Span Structures", by Angus J. MacDonald, ArchitectureWeek No. 139, 2003.0326, pB1.2.
"Parametric Propogation of Form", by Peter Szalapaj, ArchitectureWeek No. 67, 2001.0919, pT1.1.
Angus J. MacDonald. Structure and Architecture. Architectural Press, 2001. ISBN 0750647930. Available at Amazon.com
The Architectural Review, September 1993.
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