Shell at Denver- Hyperbolic Paraboloidal Structure of Wide Span

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Title: Shell at Denver- Hyperbolic Paraboloidal Structure of Wide Span

Author(s): Anton Tedesko

Publication: Journal Proceedings

Volume: 57

Issue: 10

Appears on pages(s): 403-412

Keywords: none

Date: 10/1/1960

Abstract:
A free spanning reinforced concrete shell gives an attractive shape to an exhibit vilion for a Denver de-bo rtmen t store. The roof is made loidal of four hyperbolic para- surfaces and is supported through steel hinges on buttresses in the four corners of a rectangle 112 x 132 ft the 3-in. shell rises to a height of 28 ft. fhis paper de- scribes design and construction features of the structure.