Photographic Print. A water container as an architectural Modernist tower near Margueron, Riocaud in France.
Water towers are the perfect meeting of architecture, science and
structural engineering. The structure of a water tower
must support the weight of the water and the most economical way to
support the substantial weight of water is with a
spherical shape that converts the fluid pressure into tension through
the mechanism of hoop stress. Having a tall, narrow cylinder
means that as the volume of water changes in the water tower, the height
of the surface of the water changes by a larger amount and so the variation in water head pressure produced
is high. I liked the random position of the sun spot and aeroplane contrails against the water tower in the golden afternoon light.
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