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2013 IASS Annual Symposium: Beyond the Limits of Man


IASS Symposium 2013

SESSION: Polish Contributions to Spatial Structures

An adventure of my life. A design study of the main sports objects of the 21st Olympic Games in Montreal

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  • Proceedings Name: 2013 IASS Annual Symposium: Beyond the Limits of Man
  • ISSN: (Electronic Version) 2518-6582
  • Session: Polish Contributions to Spatial Structures
  • Pages: 8
  • Title: An adventure of my life. A design study of the main sports objects of the 21st Olympic Games in Montreal
  • Author(s): FLAGA, Kazimierz
  • Keywords: stadium, tower, pool, velodrome, concrete, shell, efficiency, asymmetry, integration, prefabrication
Abstract
The paper presents the chief designer’s reminiscences about the design study of the main objects of the 21st Olympic Games in Montreal: the Tower, the Pool and the Velodrome, as well as the reasons for using in these objects prestressed concrete as the chief material.

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