PLATO - Gridshell design method for chadstone shopping mall roof

Aran Chadwick, Chris Matthews, Maria Eugenia Villafane, Chris J.K. Williams

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Abstract

An extension of Chadstone Shopping Centre gave Atelier One the opportunity to create a new design method for Gridshell Roofs. The 7080 m2 undulating form spans over 30m with a structural depth of only 220mm, and quadrilateral glass panels that conform to strict planarity limits.

Original languageEnglish
Pages159-160
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2017
EventIABSE Conference, Bath 2017: Creativity and Collaboration - Instilling Imagination and Innovation in Structural Design - Bath, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 19 Apr 201720 Apr 2017

Conference

ConferenceIABSE Conference, Bath 2017: Creativity and Collaboration - Instilling Imagination and Innovation in Structural Design
CountryUK United Kingdom
CityBath
Period19/04/1720/04/17

Keywords

  • Commercial buildings
  • Computational geometry
  • Design method
  • Form-finding
  • Glass-panels
  • Gridshell roof
  • Irregular boundary
  • Planarity
  • Quadrilateral-grid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Civil and Structural Engineering

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