Expressing Structure: The Technology of Large-Scale Buildings

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What are the technical demands involved in carrying out large-scale projects? How do considerations of design and architectural appearance influence the form of load-bearing structures, and how can these be made visible? Just what kind of engineering achievement do, for example, the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur represent? "Expressing Structure" addresses questions such as these by documenting 19 case studies of exceptionally challenging high-rise buildings and extreme broad-span structures such as airport terminals and ...

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Expressing Structure: The Technology of Large-Scale Buildings
2004, Princeton Architectural Press, Basel, Switzerland

ISBN-13: 9783764366667

Hardcover

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