Conceptual Structural Design: Bridging the Gap Between Architects and Engineers

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- Introduction - Lessons from Nature - design through evolution - Primitive Structures - design through intuition - Master builders and beyond - design from precedent - Scientific principles and new materials - design through new possibilities - Learning from physical models - design through experimentation - Case study 1: Clearwater garden pavilion by Sarah Wigglesworth Architects and Jane Wernick Associates - Case study 2: Building with nothing at all: Glass Structures by Dirk Jan Postel and Robert Nijsse - Case study 3: Stacked landscape: Dutch Expo Pavilion 2000 by MVRDV and ABT Consulting Engineer - Case study 4: Capsules of plant life from Plant Earth: The Eden Project by Nicholas Grimshaw Architects and Anthony Hunt Associates - Postscript - Bibliography - Index
 

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Contents

Design Through Intuition
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Design
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Design Through Experimentation
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Case Study 1 Clearwater Garden Pavilion at Chelsea
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Dutch Expo Pavilion 2000
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The Eden Project
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