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  • In the following articles and videos, explore the many ways that basic design features have been used by different builders in different times and places - post and lintel, arch, dome, flying buttress, cantilever, and cable suspension - to create structures that endure for generations.

    At least, that's the idea...

    There's a lot of content here, but most of the items are fairly short. (There's one PBS video that's about an hour long, but it's VERY good.)  Schedule a few hours over the course of the week and you won't be rushed. 

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