Maggie’s Cancer Care Centre | MJP Architects Part 1/2 The structure supporting the steel and timber roof consists of 8 cruciform steel columns supporting longitudinal composite i-beams formed with channels. This enables the roof to float over a non loadbearing external envelope conceived as series of pieces of furniture which form alcoves capped by a continuous cornice. This gives rigidity to the whole assembly, and reflects daylight under the roof.
rustybreak: CMA and SeARCHArchitects CMA and SeARCH were exploring to see if it would be possible to conceal a house in the Alpine slopes, whilst exploiting the wonderful views. Here is the result. Gorgeous! The angle is slightly inclined from the building, giving a dramatic view of the beautiful mountains on the opposite side of the narrow valley.