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August 4, 2008 · Photos

St. Mary’s

The Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption, San Francisco, California

This church came around the time of the Second Vatican Council, an exciting time of change for the Catholic Church. The famous international architects, Pier Luigi Nervi and Pietro Belluschi were brought in to spice up the design and the result is breathtaking. Mathematically speaking, the roof is in the form of a hyperbolic paraboloid

 

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