Author: Alistair Lenczner
1 August 2020
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The Structural Engineer, Volume 98, Issue 8, 2020, Page(s) 10
In 2018, BuroHappold Engineering and Studio X of the Hochschule Anhalt Graduate School of Architecture in Dessau, Germany, collaborated on the design and construction of the Hornet's Nest, a parametrically designed, temporary, timber pavilion assembled without the use of mechanical connections.
This article covers the reasons for post-tensioning stone, the advantages of doing so, and presents a series of projects that demonstrate the evolution and development of engineers' expertise and understanding at Webb Yates.
This article proposes a new, simplified model of behaviour for masonry viaducts, discussing its limitations and implications for understanding the sources of observed damage.