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Old August 4th, 2008, 08:51 PM   #1
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Gridshells by Shukhov, Bauersfeld, Fuller, Otto, Foster ...

I suggest to make the review of Lattice shell structures (gridshells)

1. Sir Norman Foster, 30 St Mary Axe ("The Gherkin", Swiss Re), London





2. Sir Norman Foster, Queen Elizabeth II Great Court, London



3. Massimiliano Fuksas, Vela, Milan



4. Buckminster Fuller, Montreal Biosphère, Canada



5. Takenaka Corporation, Nagoya Dome, Japan



6. Hadi Simaan, Aspire Tower, Doha, Qatar



7. Vladimir Shukhov, Hyperboloid steel tower-gridshell, Moscow, 1922





"Arkhitektura i mnimosti": The origins of Soviet avant-garde rationalist architecture
in the Russian mystical-philosophical and mathematical intellectual tradition."
by English, Elizabeth Cooper, Ph.D.,
University of Pennsylvania, 2000, 264 pages; AAT 9989589.


8. IBA, 610m - Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, China



9. NIKKEN SEKKEI, Kobe Port Tower, Japan



10. Hodder Associates, Corporation street bridge, Manchester, UK



11. ARCHIMATICA, Pisanka building, Kiev, Ukraine



12. Nicholas Grimshaw, Eden Project, Cornwall, UK



13. Frei Otto, Olympic Stadium (Munich), Germany



14. Herzog & de Meuron, Beijing National Stadium, China



Many photos of Lattice shell structures:
http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=339347

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World's First Lattice Hyperboloid structure

World's First steel gridshell, Russia, 1896,
Hyperboloid structure by Vladimir Shukhov:


The All-Russia exhibition, Nizhniy Novgorod, 1896


Polibino, Lipetsk Oblast, 2006


Polibino, Lipetsk Oblast, 2008

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Old August 5th, 2008, 09:10 AM   #3
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Geodesic dome of Zeiss Planetarium

Walther Bauersfeld, geodesic dome of Zeiss Planetarium,
Jena, Germany, 1922
(more than 20 years before Buckminster Fuller)








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Frank Gehry

Frank Gehry, DZ Bank building


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Old August 6th, 2008, 03:47 PM   #5
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Cybertecture Egg, Mumbai

James Law’s High Tech Lattice ‘Cybertecture Egg’ for Mumbai, India:




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Old August 6th, 2008, 08:27 PM   #6
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Double curvature lattice shells

The gridshell of ASM Fuller Dome, Cleveland, USA:




The Double curvature steel gridshell (during construction),
Vyksa near Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, 1897! Architect - Vladimir Shukhov


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Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

The gridshell structure of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station:








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Kansai International Airport

The Lattice shell of the Kansai International Airport near Osaka, Japan, Renzo Piano:


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Gridshell of Aquatoll

The gridshell of Aquatoll (Neckarsulm, Germany):






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now that is very nice and distinctive
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Savill Garden Visitor Centre

The gridshell of The Savill Garden Visitor Centre, Windsor, UK:






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Roof of Smithsonian American Art Museum

Norman Foster, the gridshell of Smithsonian American Art Museum,
Washington, D.C, USA:

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Old August 7th, 2008, 10:35 AM   #13
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Footbridge Yarra River, Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Arts Centre Spire.

Federation Square Atrium, Melbourne.
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Old August 7th, 2008, 10:45 AM   #14
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Wow, this thread is great !

I am impressed by all Norman Fosters' designs.
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Footbridge Yarra River, Melbourne

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Footbridge Yarra River, Melbourne, Australia.
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I like Norman Foster's, Fuller's and Sukhov's designs!

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Wow, this thread is great !

I am impressed by all Norman Fosters' designs.
I like Norman Foster's, Fuller's and Sukhov's designs

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Old August 7th, 2008, 11:46 AM   #17
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WATER DROP TOWER - PROJECT

The Lattice shell of WATER DROP TOWER - PROJECT:



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Old August 7th, 2008, 03:36 PM   #18
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Project of Cheongna Tower near Seoul, Korea

The Lattice shell of the Cheongna City Tower Project (450m)
by Various Architects:


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Adziogol Lighthouse

Adziogol Lighthouse (near Kherson, Ukraine)
by Vladimir Shukhov, 1911


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300m Vortex Tower Project

The Lattice shell of 300-m Vortex Tower in London,
project by Ken Shattlworth


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