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2013 IASS Annual Symposium: Beyond the Limits of Man


IASS Symposium 2013

SESSION: Polish Contributions to Spatial Structures

The structural conception in Stéphane du Chateau’s work: from metallic trusses to the development of spatial frames

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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: 7
  • Title: The structural conception in Stéphane du Chateau’s work: from metallic trusses to the development of spatial frames
  • Author(s): PORTO, Cláudia Estrela
  • Keywords: spatial structure, steel frame, research and development, industrialization, spatial proliferation, Stéphane du Chateau
Abstract
Stéphane du Chateau, a Polish engineer, was one of the pioneers on the development of light structures in the 20th Century, beginning his researches in Paris soon after the II World War. This article aims presenting the evolution of spatial structures on his projects and how systems invented by him influenced a new architecture.

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