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Transparent Shells Form, Topology, Structure

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ISBN-10: 3433605998

ISBN-13: 9783433605998

Edition: 2015

Authors: Hans Schober

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This book describes the design, detailing and structural engineering of filigree, double-curved and long-span glazed shells of minimal weight and ingenious details. Innovative, clear and understandable geometric principles for the design of double-curved shell structures are explained in a practical manner. The principles are simple to apply with the use of functions now available in most CAD programs. The author demonstrates how floating and homogeneous structures can be created on these "free" forms, particularly grid shells of planar rectangles. These are especially suitable for glazing with flat panes and offer structural, economical and architectural advantages. Examples are provided…    
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Book details

List price: $95.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag fur Architektur und Technische
Publication date: 12/25/2015
Pages: 272
Size: 5.91" wide x 9.84" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English