Book Details


Conceptual Structural Design: Bridging the gap between architects and engineers

Publication year: 2003

ISBN: 978-0-7277-3889-9

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Aims to 'bridge the gap' between engineers' and architects' understanding of structural form. It aims to inspire designers to develop innovative and viable structural forms. This book is presented in two parts. The first part is theoretical and investigates source of inspiration for developing structural form; learning from natural forms; applying our own intuition; seeking inspiration from precedents; applying understanding of structural principles; and developing design through physical models.

Subject: Civil engineering, Structural design, Structural engineering, Technology