Unique Shape: Mosque Domes From Modern Techniques

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Title: Unique Shape: Mosque Domes From Modern Techniques

Author(s): P. J. Jennings

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 5

Issue: 11

Appears on pages(s): 41-44

Keywords: construction; domes (structural forms); ferrocement; structural analysis; structural design.

Date: 11/1/1983

Abstract:
The shape and size of the domes for the. Mausoleum Mosque complex in Amman, Jordan, severely limited the choice of construction material. Ferrocement was selected after consideration of its successful use in boat building and comparison with alternative materials.