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    Each of the building's timber columns encloses a metal framework that anchors the fiberglass canopy. These low points in the canopy also serve as downspouts.
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    The canopy of the Centre Pompidou-Metz shades part of the plaza.
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    Timber detail.
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    An air space between the wood roof structure and the corrugated polycarbonate walls allows the roof gesture to be expressed without interruption.
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