The Shed - 1986

Hyperbolic Paraboloidal Roof

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This was a substantial structure that could support a lot of weight - a shed-opening party was held on the roof!

The Top of The Tower

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The compass shows true North and 10deg divisions. The tree is growing through a flexible collar in  the roof

Front of the Shed

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On the left is the top of the curved staircase leading up to the circular tower with its 3D curved-arch doorway. The ends of the straight joists forming the hyperbolic paraboloidal roof are also visible.

More Shed Details

Curved Staircase to the Roof

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The stair-treads can be rotated to gain access to the top of the compost store beneath

Rosie on the roof

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The barbecue is on the left and the arch in the staircase wall gives access to the base of the compost store

The Machine Store

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...is under the arch at right - temporarily in service as The Bar for the Shed Opening Party