Illustrated Architecture Dictionary

Truss

A rigid framework, as of wooden beams or metal bars, designed to support a structure, such as a roof

Types of truss include

See also Greek Architecture and American Buildings

Found in almost all western styles of architecture

See Vermont Timber Works: Trusses for drawings


Examples from Buffalo architecture


Photos and their arrangement 2002 Chuck LaChiusa
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