USC and California City

USC Architecture Professor Konrad Wachsmann (1964-74) proposed a design for the city hall of California City in 1966. The plans included a roof suspended by high-tension steel cables and anchored in sloped concrete embankments. The plan didn’t require any vertical beams, nor facade. 1, 2

Konrad Wachsmann, California City, California, City Hall Proposal

Konrad Wachsmann, California City, California, City Hall Proposal

Konrad Wachsmann, California City, California, City Hall Proposal

Konrad Wachsmann, California City, California, City Hall Proposal

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