Pyramid - Octet Truss


First Truss structure, assembled in studio, 1980
16" square bracket plates of 3/8" birch,
2x3 fir struts 8'0" long. 8' x 24' structure shown

   

Detail of snap fit node with struts inserted, circa 1983 ........................................................Storage Cabinet of Truss Joint Experiments


Installation at Barnsdall Park 1988
14' square pyramid structure, 11' sphere beyond


U.S. Patent #4,551,960

Node Assembly
Node Assembly Schematic

LOOKING UP A Proposal for the Temple Structure 2008

See Images of a future preliminary design

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