Membrane Structures: Technological Innovation and Architectural Opportunity

by Edmund Happold,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Spatial, Lattice and Tension Structures


Presented is a list of materials used in building an airhouse. There are so many other moves in tensile structures and the present interest is in ETFE foils because of light transmission/cost qualities and other environmental possibilities.

Subject Headings: Membranes | Innovation | Architecture | Material failures | Building design | Construction materials | Ultimate strength | Tensile structures

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