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Builders Hang Glazed Free-Form Jigsaw Puzzle on Florida Museum

Publication Date: 12/29/2010
Author: Nadine M. Post
Format: HTML

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Some see a frozen tear clinging to the “cheek” of the new Salvador Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla. Others see a melting crystal. Depending on the viewer’s vantage point, still others say they are reminded of a misshapen potato, a nose, an amoeba and a dolphin in a nosedive. The builders of the glazed atrium structure that drapes over the side of the boxy building simply call it the “enigma.” After all, the builders had to solve a mystery of how to shape, engineer and hang a transparent and organic structure—75.5 ft at its tallest, 105 ft at its widest and 27.5 ft at its deepest—and still ensure the delicate-looking structure can withstand hurricane-force winds and windborne debris.

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