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Design-oriented approach to teach structures in architecture based on graphic statics

Enrique L., Tanadini D., Block P. and Schwartz J.
Proceedings of the 2018 IASS Symposium
Boston
2018

During the last decade, a few academic institutions have reintroduced in the academic curriculum Graphic Statics, a method for structural design developed during the XIXth century, to teach structures to students in architecture. A question that is currently receiving a great attention is how to teach Graphic Statics in a way that allows the students taking advantage of its potential in the development of structural concepts that enrich architectural design. This paper presents a design-oriented teaching approach based on Graphic Statics, which has been recently tested in a design project of a mater course at the ETH Zurich.

BibTeX

@inproceedings{Enrique2018,
    author    = "Enrique, L. and Tanadini, D. and Block, P. and Schwartz, J.",
    title     = "Design-oriented approach to teach structures in architecture  based on graphic statics",
    booktitle = "Proceedings of the 2018 IASS Symposium",
    year      = "2018",
    editor    = "",
    volume    = "",
    number    = "",
    pages     = "",
    publisher = "",
    address   = "Boston",
    month     = "July",
    doi       = "",
    note      = "",
}

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