The Body Language of Tensile Structures

by Todd Dalland, FTL, Happold, United States,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Spatial, Lattice and Tension Structures

Abstract:

Considered to be a 'body' and its visual appearance as 'non verbal, intuitable information,' a building has a Body Language that is employed as a primary mode. Presented is an intuitive visual analysis using photographic slides of projects by different designers.



Subject Headings: Ultimate strength | Tensile structures | Building design | Stress analysis | Tension members | Photography | Sliding effects | Building materials

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