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Reticulated Structures on Free Form Surfaces

reticulated structures on free form surfaces

Reticulated Structures: Are They Structurally Sound?  Free form envelopes became more and more popular in recent years, after being promoted by buildings like the DZ-Bank in Berlin (Frank Gehry), the Arts Center in Singapore (Vikas Gore), the British Museum in London (Norman Foster) and recently the New Fair in Milan (Massimiliano Fuksas) with its roofs…

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How to Design a Free Form Structure with Grid Shell Technology

how to design a free form structure with grid shell technology

Creative architecture can evoke both emotion and wonder. Grid Shell technology has helped advance and expand the world of creative architecture. Free form structures created with grid shell technology are a great example of this unique style of design and have become more popular over the last decade. The main reason for their rise in…

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Node Connectors and Their Influence on Free Form Structures 

Introduction to Double Layer Structures There are two main concepts involved in the realization of free-form structures – single-layer structures and double-layer structures. Double layer structure design has been well known for many years. Comprehensive comparisons of node connectors for double-layer structures are published in [EBE75] [LAC77] [OCT02]. The classical node connector for double-layer structures…

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