Building for Economy with Hyperbolic Paraboloids

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Title: Building for Economy with Hyperbolic Paraboloids

Author(s): Gordon Madsen and Dutton Biggs

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 57

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 373-384

Keywords: none

Date: 10/1/1960

Abstract:
Designed for multiple use of moving forms I a hyperbolic paraboloid umbrella roof proved extreme yeconomical for a shopping center in Minneapolis. Construction methods are described, as well as structural design fea- tures.