Space Grid Structures [First Edition]9780750632751, 0750632755
Description:A space frame is a three-dimensional framework for enclosing spaces ...
Description:A space frame is a three-dimensional framework for enclosing spaces in which all members are interconnected and act as a single entity. A benefit of this type of structure is that very large spaces can be covered, uninterrupted by support from the ground.John Chilton’s book provides an assessment of the use of space grid structures in buildings by reviewing methods of construction, various systems available, and detailed studies of the use of space grids in modern buildings. The book is ideal for professional and student arhitects and engineers worldwide and also serves as a useful construction manual.