Concrete Shells: Design Principles and Examples
2 monthes ago - By Arch Daily
Capela Bosjes / Steyn Studio. Image © Adam Letch
Let's think of a paper sheet. If we tried to stiffen it from its primary state, it couldn't support its own weight. However, if we bend it, the sheet achieves a new structural quality. The shells act in the same way. "You can't imagine a form that doesn't need a structure or a structure that doesn't have a form. Every form has a structure, and every structure has a form. Thus, you can't conceive a form without automatically conceiving a structure and vice versa". The importance of the structural thought that culminates in the constructed...
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