The incredible hyperbolic parabaloid roof of Chapel Lomas of Cuernavaca, by Felix Candela. Just learned about these structures yesterday. That is a concrete roof that is only inches thick! As strong as it is beautiful.
Felix Candela, Open Chapel in Palmira (1958). Top to bottom: Aerial photo by unknown photographer (1958); black and white image possibly by Nacho Lopez in 1959; one made in 1994 by Yoshito Isono / structurae.net; and the one taken by Bruce M. White (2008)
La capilla de Palmira, Las Lomas de Cuernavaca, Morelos, México 1959 Arqs. Guillermo Rosell, Manuel Larrosa, y Félix Candela Foto. Armando Salsa Portugal - Open air chapel of Palmira, Las Lomas de Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico 1959