Simple Concrete Shell Structures

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Title: Simple Concrete Shell Structures

Author(s): Felix Candela

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 48

Issue: 12

Appears on pages(s): 321-331

Keywords: no keywords

Date: 12/1/1951

Abstract:
Some small simply-designed reinforced concrete shells constructed in Mexico City are described. Included are three types of cylindrical shells and two skewed shell structures. They were erected by relatively unskilled labor at a competively low cost and provided novel solutions to owner's requirements.