THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OREGON

Balloon Field House

 

DESCRIPTION

The 3-ton pneumatic structure (inflatable balloon) was purchased to provide an inexpensive dry practice area for athletes. The problematic structure was sold in 1971.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

1960s

  • "Balloon Building to Rise on Campus." Oregon Daily Emerald 25 Sept. 1968: 1.
  • "Deflated Balloon Causes Problems." Oregon Daily Emerald 30 Sept. 1968: 1.

1970s

  • "Bubble Sold To Mother." Oregon Daily Emerald 4 Feb. 1971: 1.