The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 69 (1991) > Issues > Issue 22 > The Design and Construction of Reinforced Concrete 'Tents' in the Middle East
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The Design and Construction of Reinforced Concrete 'Tents' in the Middle East

This paper describes the design and construction of a number of reinforced concrete ‘tents’for the the Janadriyah complex near Riyadh in Saudi Arabia. The tents provide a series of meeting spaces which are designed to be in harmony with traditional Saudi Arabian culture. P. Hudson and Professor B.H.V. Topping

Author(s): Hudson, P;Topping, B H V

Keywords: tension structures;anchors;reinforced concrete;middle east;aesthetics;hollow sections;design;cad;models;gunite;construction work;steel;mullions;membrane structures