Editorial: Reciprocal diagrams - Innovative applications of past theories

Block P., Fivet C. and Van Mele T.
International Journal of Space Structures
doi: 10.1177/0266351116660789

Special Issue on "Graphical methods for structural design". Graphic Statics is a graphical structural analysis and form-finding method that has been around since the 19th century. This method offers an attractive tool for designers of large span systems as it makes the relationship between structural form and forces explicit. With the revived architectural interest in free form, we witness a renaissance of methods. This triple issue is dedicated to graphical methods for structural design, presenting a most interesting collection of papers around the most recent and exciting developments in this field.


    author  = "Block, P. and Fivet, C. and Van Mele, T.",
    title   = "Editorial: Reciprocal diagrams - Innovative applications of past theories",
    journal = "International Journal of Space Structures",
    year    = "2016",
    volume  = "31",
    number  = "2",
    pages   = "84",
    month   = "June",
    doi     = "10.1177/0266351116660789",
    note    = "",

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