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Vol. 43 (2002) No. 2 August n. 139


On Some Recent Lightweight Structures (Paper from IASS 2001 Nagoya Symposium)

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  • Journal Name: Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (J. IASS)
  • ISSN: (Electronic Version) 1996-9015
  • ISSN: (Print Version) 1028-365X
  • Issue: Vol. 43 (2002) No. 2 August n. 139
  • Pages: 69-79
  • Title: On Some Recent Lightweight Structures (Paper from IASS 2001 Nagoya Symposium)
  • Author(s): J. Schlaich
  • Keywords: Lightweight Structures, Principles of Design, Realizations.
Abstract
Lightweight structures are ecological, social and cultural. They challenge the knowledge and experience of the engineer and reward him with the joy of engineering. After summarising the well-known principles of the design, some recent examples from the author's practice are given.

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