Inverted roof of "Crushed Can" is no longer

11/27/2012 | Journal of Commerce (Canada)

Crews recently completed the demolition of the Moose Jaw Civic Center in Saskatchewan, Canada, to make way for development plans, including retail space. The building was commonly known as the Crushed Can because of the inverted curve of its roof that was "supported by a series of two-inch cables suspended from 30-foot concrete A-frames forming the walls," writes Peter Kenter. Work on the demolition yielded 15,000 cubic yards of concrete that will be recycled.

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