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Title: Structural design and construction for the ?Teatros del Canal?, Madrid Centre for the Performing Arts

Author(s): Martínez Calzón, J.; Serrano Corral, Á.

Publication: ACHE

Volume: 60

Issue: 251

Appears on pages(s): Sep-34

Keywords: Theatre, prestressed concrete, shear walls, suspended structure, composite structure, façade, postprocessing. Realizaciones y Proyectos

DOI:

Date: 1/1/2009

Abstract:
In the article, the structural project and construction of the Teatros del Canal, Madrid Centre for the Performing Arts, designed by architect Juan Navarro Baldeweg, are described. The building can be divided in three pieces: two theatres and a choreographic centre with reinforced and prestressed concrete, composite and steel structures. The buildings have a hung structure from the upper zones by means of walls structure. They also have prestressed concrete slabs cantilevering until 18 m. The structural project of this kind of structures needs the use of special analyses systems that are also described.


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