Vital information to remember when laying out your factory

16 Jun

Well … probably less critical nowadays. These images are from a July 1941 Popular Science article, back when America was still worried about the threat of bombing raids.

As shown in the upper illustration, the old-style “dazzle” camouflage painting is no good for factory roofs. Shadows reveal the shape and height of buildings.

Roofs of serpentine outline, planted in grass and surrounded by trees, blend into rural surroundings. This trick is effective only on low buildings, however.


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