How to design and build a compression ring truss structure


I am building a passive solar round house and would like to use a compression ring truss structure but can't find a truss company, architect, or structural engineering firm that is familiar with the concept. Is there anyone that can assist or point me in the right direction?

Jan 20, 21 12:26 pm
Non Sequitur

throwing this out there, but perhaps hire a structural engineer? 

Jan 20, 21 12:28 pm  · 
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Keep looking for structural engineers - particularly the ones that do shopping centres...most food courts have a huge skylight that is sometimes supported by compression ring trusses. Might cost you a pretty penny, though.

Jan 20, 21 12:47 pm  · 
Wood Guy

This company is highly respected in the heavy timber field and I'm sure they can help you:

Jan 20, 21 1:11 pm  · 

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