Did Hardouin-Mansart's dome of the Invalides influence Wren's dome for St Paul's in London?

Answer yes....the dome was heavily influenced by it

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Is it true that when someone is drunk they are more honest than they are when they are not drunk?

Just b/c they may be being more honest doesn't mean they should be saying everything that comes out of their mouths. Sometimes it's better to leave certain things unsaid. I know this b/c I've had s... Read More »

When should I use a dome tent?

On One Hand: Advantages of a Dome TentA dome tent is easier to assemble than a pavilion tent, and usually lighter to carry. It is also significantly more resistant to high winds. Depending on the b... Read More »

When did the saddle dome first open?

The Pengrowth Saddledome was opened in 1983. It is located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. It cost $100 million to build the Saddledome. The construction costs were publicly financed. The arena was de... Read More »

When Was the First Geodesic Dome Built?

The first geodesic dome was built in 1922. It was placed atop the Zeiss Optical Works building in Jena, Germany, as a projection surface. Geodesic domes are spherical surfaces that are comprised of... Read More »