This group of largely utilitarian structures is united by the use of fieldstone walls, brick, and repeated elemental forms, such as low pyramidal shapes. The strategy of breaking up the mass of the buildings helps to minimize their visual intrusion. The result is above the level of most current armed forces design.
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Arlington National Cemetery Buildings
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