Air Structures

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Air can be used in a variety of ways to make lightweight, flexible structures. It can be used to make inflatable structures, mobile structures and temporary buildings, it can also activate movable elements and act as a means of constructing buildings that would be impossible with conventional construction methods.

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ISBN: 9781780674827 Category:

William McLean, Pete Silver

Description

Air can be used in a variety of ways to make lightweight, flexible structures. It can be used to make inflatable structures, mobile structures and temporary buildings, it can also activate movable elements and act as a means of constructing buildings that would be impossible with conventional construction methods. This book looks at every facet of the subject, examining the different types of air structure: super pressure buildings, air beam structures, buoyant structures, inflatable structures and many more. It also looks at the construction methods that use air, such as air-inflated steel, aerated concrete and blow moulding. Filled with photographs, models, drawings and diagrams, this is the ideal book for curious students, designers and architects.

Additional information

Weight 278 g
Dimensions 12.2 x 17.2 cm
Publisher name Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publication date 20 July 2015
Number of pages 160
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 12.2 x 17.2 cm
Weight 278 g