Conceptual Structural Design : Bridging the Gap Between Architects and Engineers

By (author) Larsen, Olga Popovic; By (author) Tyas, Andy (University of Sheffield)

This book aims to bridge the gap between engineers and architects understanding of structural form. It aims to inspire designers to develop innovative and viable structural forms.This book is presented in two parts. The first part is theoretical and investigates source of inspiration for developing structural form; learning from natural forms; applying our own intuition; seeking inspiration from precedents; applying understanding of structural principles; and developing design through physical models.The second part is presented through four case studies.

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  • Introduction Lessons from Nature - design through evolution Primitive Structures - design through intuition Master builders and beyond - design from precedent Scientific principles and new materials - design through new possibilities Learning from physical models - design through experimentation Case study 1: Clearwater garden pavilion by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects and Jane Wernick Associates Case study 2: Building with nothing at all: Glass Structures by Dirk Jan Postel and Robert Nijsse Case study 3: Stacked landscape: Dutch Expo Pavilion 2000 by MVRDV and ABT Consulting Engineer Case study 4: Capsules of plant life from Plant Earth: The Eden Project by Nicholas Grimshaw Architects and Anthony Hunt Associates Postscript Bibliography Index

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書名 Conceptual Structural Design : Bridging the Gap Between Architects and Engineers
著作者等 Tyas, Andy (University of Sheffield)
Larsen, Olga Popovic
書名別名 Bridging the Gap Between Architects and Engineers
出版元 Thomas Telford Ltd
刊行年月 2003.01.01
ページ数 232p
大きさ H210 x W210
ISBN 9780727732354
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス