Pure Building

by Nicholas S. Goldsmith, FTL Associates, United States,

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)


This paper outlines the need for building integration in the design of fabric structures by examining the different necessary components and how they fit together. It provides examples of this integrated process that suggests its use in conventional construction.

Subject Headings: Fabric structures | Building design | Shell structures | Membranes | Architecture | Aesthetics | Structural engineering

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