Folded Hypar Shells

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Title: Folded Hypar Shells

Author(s): Felix Candela

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 28

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 167-184

Keywords: concrete construction; hyperbolic parabolic shells; reinforced concrete; shells (strucutral forms); structural design

Date: 1/1/1971

Abstract:
The common shallow umbrella, made of four pieces of hyberbolic paraboloid with their Z axes in a vertical position, has proven to be a handy and economical solution for covering large industrial areas, where substantial reuse of wooden formwork can easily be achieved. (Fig 7-1)