Although it has a similar dome buttressed by massive volutes and a similar centralised radiating plan, not only is the detail different, but it lacks the domed
sanctuary while having a smaller subsidiary dome over the entrance instead; it also has only one campanile rather than two.
Building the Ideal: Problems of Designing Domed
Centralised Churches in Renaissance Italy.
A 31,400-square-foot (2,917-square-meter) domed
cement storage facility in the United Arab Emirates took less than six months to complete in 1999.
Although the spectacular domed
roof may have to be replaced after 25 years, the rest of the structure is expected to last 60 years.
Cityspire Realty Associates was created in 1992 by Euram Management Inc., the Long Island-based asset recovery arm of ABN-AMRO N.V., parent of European American Bank, following the involuntary 1991 bankruptcy of Eichner Properties, the developer 0fthe 73-story mixed-use domed
skyscraper at 150 West 561h Street.
Dome-like living structures can be traced back to the days of the Romans and the domed
huts of ancient Tunisians.