Glass-covered Lightweight Spatial Structures

by J?rg Schlaich, Univ of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany,
Hans Schober, Univ of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Spatial, Lattice and Tension Structures


The double curved reticulated spatial structure with triangular mesh is the most favorable basis for a translucent roof. But this structure, especially is directly glazed without intermediate glass frames is faced with three basic problems. These problems are solved recently and exemplified by three applications presented in the paper.

Subject Headings: Shell structures | Structural analysis | Glass | Roofs | Frames | Domes (structure) | Panels (structural)

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