Transparent Shells. Form, Topology, Structure. Von Hans Schober

Transparent Shells. Form, Topology, Structure. Von Hans SchoberDas Buch beschreibt Entwurf und Optimierung, Konstruktion und Berechnung filigraner, doppeltgekrümmter, weitgespannter verglaster Schalen. Entwurfsparameter, statische Nachweise und konstruktive Details werden anhand von weltweit einzigartigen gebauten Beispielen erläutert.

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The book describes the design, detailing and structural design of filigree, double-curved and long-span glazed shells with minimal weight and ingenious details.

Innovative, clear and understandable geometric principles for the design of double-curved shell structures are explained in a practical manner. The principles are simple to use with the modules now available for the usual CAD programs. The author demonstrates how flowing and homogeneous structures can be created on these "free" forms, particularly framed structures of planar rectangles, which are especially suitable for glazing with flat panes and offer constructional, economic and architectural advantages. Examples are provided to explain in a simple way the latest methods of form finding calculation and holistic optimisation through the complex interaction of structure, form and topology.

Numerous examples built all over the world in the period 1989 to 2014 offer orientation and assistance in the design of such double-curved shells. Essential design parameters, constructed net structures and their node connections are presented and evaluated. These structures have been built all over the world in close partnership with renowned architects.

- Assistance with the design, structural design and detailing of representative gridshell structures.
- These structures are relatively simple to generate with CAD programs.
- with 35 examples built all over the world by the architect schlaich bergermann partner sbp, Stuttgart, between 1989 and 2014.
- Examples with details, systematised according to roof form; vaults, domes, free-formed gridshells.
- Some examples in Germany include: the hippo house at Berlin Zoo, Berlin main station, platform roof; Aquatoll, Neckarsulm; German Historical Museum DHM - Schlüterhof, Berlin.
- The architects sbp Schlaich Bergermann Partner are known all round the world.Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
About the author
With the collaboration of
1 Introduction to shells
Designing shells
2 History
Historical examples
3 Design principle of grid shells
Development of the design principle
Construction of the grid shells in Neckarsulm and in Hamburg
4 Graphic design prionciples for grid shells with flat quadrilateral meshes
Graphic design principles for translational surfaces
The barrel vault as simplest translational surface
Surface of revolution
Domes as translational surfaces
Hyperbolic paraboloid with flat quadrilateral meshes
Skew translation
Graphic design principle for scale-trans surfaces
Lamella surfaces with flat quadrangular meshes
Scaling of double-curved surfaces with flat quadrangular meshes
Application for spatial sheet metal constructions
Application for formwork in concrete construction
5 Free formed grid shells
Grid shells with flat quadrangular meshes based on free-forms
Grid shells with warped quadrangular meshes
Combination of flat quadrangular and triangular meshes
6 Form-finding and optimisation of grid shells
Form-finding on the inverted hanging model
Form-finding with membrane elements
Form-finding based on dynamic relaxation and the force density method
Holistic form-finding usind shape optimisation
7 On the structural design of grid shells
Structural analysis of glazing
Analysis of the structure
8 Built examples
List of glazed shells
Node connections
9 Holistic design - developments and outlook
Bibliography
Bibliogrphy on projects
List of projects
Picture credits

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