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Studio Del Comportamento Statico Della Cupola Di S. Gaudenzio A Novara - Picture gallery 1
Gallery of Studio Del Comportamento Statico Della Cupola Di S. Gaudenzio A Novara - Novara di Sicilia / Italy / 2009 | Picture 1 | S.Gaudenzio: disegno di Alessandro Antonelli
U.S. Capitol Dome Section. Drawing by Thomas Walter, 1859
The U.S. Capitol dome was designed by the Philadelphia architect Thomas U. Walter, who was also the architect of the House and Senate extensions. Montgomery C. Meigs, a captain in the Army Corps of Engineers, was the principal superintendent of construction. Together they oversaw the creation of the Capitol's most memorable and remarkable feature. For more information on the Capitol Dome, visit: www.aoc.gov/capitol-buildings/capitol-dome. ----- This official Architect of the Capitol…
Thomas Ustick Walter- Historic Architecture for a Modern World
Thomas Ustick Walter; United States Capitol Dome, Section,1855. By 1854, Walter convinced both the President and the Congress that the old Bulfinch dome was out of proportion with the significantly larger building. The devasting consequences of the Library of Congress fire caused Congress to look at even more pressing reasons for its replacement. One congressman noted the “dome over the center building of this Capitol…invites fire. There is a nest of dried materials there...that seems almost…