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"The resistant virtues of the structure that we make depend on their
form; it is through their form that they are stable and not because of
an awkward accumulation of materials. There is nothing more noble and
elegant from an intellectual viewpoint than this; resistance through
form " - Eladio Dieste
Eladio Dieste is an Uruguaian architect known for his buildings roofed with a thin shell vaulting constructed with bricks and ceramic tiles, cheaper and lighter than reinforced concrete and that do not require ribs or beams. Following an original idea first developped by Gaudi at the end of the 19th Century in Spain, when he built a wavy roof for his design studio, Dieste nonetheless develops this influential approach to the use of bricks in roofs and wall much further and in doing so, he was an innovator.