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Glass walls – sketches

Ken’s comment about loading of the roof got me to thinking, and e data found on the Runkle site really pushed me over the edge. Clearly my full glass walls need some additional support. I sketched up three options as a starting point, and leveraged some of Kevin’s thoughts (bracing for transport) as a more permanent component.

As I at least still liven in the world of the stand alone structure, I prefer to leverage the light transmitting properties of glass or plastic and let as much in as possible. There are plenty of plans out there for dense housing based note ISO container (look at http://tempohousing.com for an example of a great set of floor plans for this market), but none address the US demand for space, views, and light.

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