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5. ASSEMBLIES

(Left) Aluminum outer skin acts as lapped rainscreen. (Right) Aluminum outer skin acts as lateral bracing.

A Note on Cutting Aluminum Avoid overcutting, and whenever possible, round off inside corners to avoid stress fractures in the sheathing. Snips are better suited to this job than a hacksaw.

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Tenuous Journey  
Tenuous Journey  

Master of Architecture thesis document from Dustin Sharrow (University of Manitoba, 2011)

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