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El Paso Country, Colorado
Year of Completion
Tropical and Subtropical Steppe
Material and its Properties
The tetrahedrons are each 75 feet long and weigh five tons. They are enclosed with aluminum panels and spaced a foot apart. The gaps in between these tetrahedrons are filled with colored glass, reflecting the light of the chapel.
Architect website: https://www.som.com/
Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill (SOM), "US Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel" (1954). Building Case Studies. 108.
United States Air Force