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Table 10 Appearance of the circus building in the twentieth century

From: Circus is a performance but it is also a building—memory of circus buildings in Europe

Base shape Material Roof construction
Polygonal and circular base shape. Standardized base shapes were typical for the USSR The principals of modern architectural and up-to-date materials were important for shaping the circus buildings. Glass facades typical in socialist countries Domes got more complex constructions and more interesting geometrical shape. Beside stationary, a great number of tents