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  • n  projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only
  • v  project as a cantilever
  • v  construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed
    Frank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings

  • With cantilever planes and covered outdoor spaces, the compact home exhibits many typical Frank Lloyd Wright forms and, thanks to environmental-control systems like rainwater .
  • A vast, low building on a symmetrical plan, it was Wright's first ambitious use of the cantilever principle, which allowed him to rest each concrete floor slab on a central .
  • Among the revolutionary features which made Commissioner Lang question the Community Church: its cantilever construction, which made the weight load appear too heavy for the .
News & Articles

  • Hitachi High-Tech Unveils Redesigned DMS7100 with Built-in Camera
    The redesigned Hitachi High-Tech DMS7100 with built in Camera allows you to see your sample while it is undergoing dynamic mechanical testing in any of 7 geometries (single cantilever, dual cantilever, tension, compression, shear, film shear, and 3 point bending). The DMS7100 is easy to load and has easy to use software. The DMS7100 does not require air or gas for use. The optional temperature ...
    June 11, 2013 - ThomasNet
  • You And A Mallet Turn This Cube Into A Chair
    Part chair, part sculpture, part bodybuilder test. Mies van der Rohe famously remarked that a skyscraper was almost easier to design than a good chair. Mies, of course, was speaking from first-hand experience. The master produced several of the century’s most recognizable chair designs, including the Barcelona and his own take on the cantilever chair. These were thoughtfully crafted objects that ...
    June 6, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
Quotes

  • E Sreedharan in UTVi
    We have accepted the report in total. The unfortunate incident took place due to design deficiency and material deficiency. The cantilever design was not adequately taken care of, and provision of steel at different points were not adequate,...
  • Frank Lloyd Wright in Houston Chronicle
    Nature cantilevered those boulders out over the fall,Wright told Kaufman. "And I can cantilever the house over the boulders."

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