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Vol. 53 (2012) No. 4 December n. 174

84 Ways to Manipulate a Membrane

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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. 53 (2012) No. 4 December n. 174
  • Pages: 257-270
  • Title: 84 Ways to Manipulate a Membrane
  • Author(s): A. Pronk and M. Dominicus
  • Keywords: Membranes, morphology, form finding, manipulation and adaption
If designers ask for the dos and don’ts concerning the geometry of membranes, it is hard to give a clear and simple answer. This paper gives a complete overview of the possibilities for the manipulation of membranes. It is presented in a matrix with 84 icons representing the 84 ways to manipulate a membrane. The overview aims to be a helpful instrument for designers and researchers working with membranes.

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