Shell structures from Catalan to Mapungubwe

Author: Kavinda Isuru Nanayakkara

Date published

2 July 2019

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Shell structures from Catalan to Mapungubwe

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Date published

2 July 2019

Author

Kavinda Isuru Nanayakkara

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Kavinda Isuru Nanayakkara

Report submitted by Kavinda Isuru Nanayakkara, recipient of the Pai Lin Li Travel Award Grant in 2018

Kavinda's report looks at both the traditional technologies and explores new frontiers in lightweight shell construction to scope out potential future growth. Combined with an understanding of the socio-cultural impacts of these structures, technologies and materials it aims to demonstrate a better perspective on how technology can be appropriated to different local contexts.

Read more about the Pai Lin Li travel grant and how you can make a submission.

Pai Lin Li Travel Grant

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Publisher:
ISE

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Structures Structural Design Research & Innovation Report Masonry - Brick-block

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