Design and Construction of the Civil Engineering "Arrow" at the Brussels International Exhibition

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Title: Design and Construction of the Civil Engineering "Arrow" at the Brussels International Exhibition

Author(s): A. Paduart and J. Van Dooselaere

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 57

Issue: 7

Appears on pages(s): 51-72

Keywords: none

Date: 7/1/1960

Abstract:
Belgian civil engineering Brussels International was represented at the Exhibition by an oriainal and audacious reinforced concrete structure. It-was a reinforced concrete cantilever beam (arrow) 270 ft long, balanced by a triangular shell roof with 95-fl sides and a thickness of 2 1/2 in. The whole construction was supported by only three columns. Architecrural, sfructural design, and construction features are described.