Economics of Air-Formed Concrete Domes

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Title: Economics of Air-Formed Concrete Domes

Author(s): David B. South

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 12

Issue: 8

Appears on pages(s): 24-29

Keywords: construction; costs; domes (structural forms); economics; inflatable structures; shells (structural forms); thermal properties; Construction

Date: 8/1/1990

Abstract:
Describes the techniques used to construct air-formed concrete domes, including factors such as structural versatility and inflation benefits which, combined with construction costs, contribute to the economic advantages of air-formed thin-shelled monolithic concrete domes.