Diagrid Structures

Diagrid Structures

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Diagrids are advanced framing systems composed of diagonal steel grids. Developed a decade ago for spectacular buildings like the Swiss Re (a€žthe gherkina€œ) in London, diagrid structures connect a breathtaking appearance with tangible advantages: a massive reduction in material use, a gain of available floor surface area and more flexibility. For the first time, this book gives a comprehensive account of the key aspects of this structural system.Files exported from Tekla Structures facilitated faster and more accurate fabrication. For the fabrication of diagrid members, temporary jigs were made with the help of coordinates of individual assemblies that were taken from the model. Fit-upanbsp;...

Title:Diagrid Structures
Author:Terri Meyer Boake
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2014-01-23


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