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Title: Scalloped Prestressed Dome From
Author(s): Horst Berger
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 313-324
Keywords: arch;construction;design;dome;precast concrete;prestressed concrete; reinforced concrete;shell;wire wrapping.
Abstract:Precast and cast-in-place reinforced concrete are used to frame the main roof structure of the University of Virginia’s new Field House. Precast elements are cast on site. Cast-in-place concrete and post-tensioned dowels provide monolithic behavior. The tension ring is post-tensioned by a wire wrapping system. Design and construction of this dome structure are described.
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