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IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century


IASS Symposium 2016

SESSION: Teaching Shell & Spatial Structures

How well do we appreciate the structural legacies?

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  • Proceedings Name: IASS 2016 Tokyo Symposium: Spatial Structures in the 21st Century
  • ISSN: (Electronic Version) 2518-6582
  • Session: Teaching Shell & Spatial Structures
  • Pages: 10
  • Title: How well do we appreciate the structural legacies?
  • Author(s): Mamoru Kawaguchi
  • Keywords: education of structures, structural legacies, truss, rectangular truss, triangular truss, design sophistication, Ise Shrines
Abstract
A good structural designer should have an ability of properly appreciating structures designed by others, especially those structures which are called legacies. This is not always easy, however, mainly perhaps due to poor education of structures at school today. The present paper deals with this issue.

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