Form with Function

by Mathieu Jacques de Dixmude, C.ENG., Partner; Ney & Partners, Brussels, Belgium,
Giorgos Kailis, Sector Head; Building Projects Unit, European Parliament, Luxembourg,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2015, Vol. 85, Issue 6, Pg. 60-67

Document Type: Feature article


Creating a structural support system for a new convention center in Belgium that was designed by Daniel Libeskind and is distinguished by ribbon walls and a pointed prow required innovative concrete formwork and carefully coordinated connections.

Subject Headings: Connections (structural) | Walls | Support structures | Concrete | Public buildings | Concrete structures | Innovation | Belgium

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