Horizontal panels inside Quanah, Texas, dome

The Transverse Airform for the 91-foot diameter dome at Quanah, Texas, only needed 12 panels—instead of triple the number for a radial pattern. Calculating thousands of points at the intersection of the membrane and the stem wall ensured a smooth, ideal dome shape.

Image by Dave South

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