Some Examples of Latticed Structures in Spain

by A. Samartin, Univ Politecnica de Madrid, Spain,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Building Code Requirements for Masonry Structures (ACI 530-88/ASCE 5-88) and Specifications for Masonry Structures (ACI 530.1-88/ASCE 6-88) (ACI 530.1-88/ASCE 6-88)


Since the middle of the last sixties latticed structures have extensively been used in Spain to cover different large areas as factories, churches, marketplaces, exhibition palaces etc. A survey of the construction of latticed structures in Spain is presented. Some significative examples of this type of structures are described and commented.

Subject Headings: Steel structures | Space frames | Steel frames | Structural design | Space structures | Construction management | Surveys (non-geomatic) | Spain | Europe

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