Skip to Main content Skip to Navigation
Journal articles

Gridshells in composite materials: Construction of a 300 m 2 forum for the solidays' festival in Paris

Abstract : Composite materials are well known for their low density, high strength and high resistance against corrosion and fatigue; but so far only few constructions have been built with these materials. This article shows how composite materials might be an original and profitable solution for lightweight structures called gridshells. In this paper, the principal characteristics of gridshells are recalled first and a demonstration that glass fiber reinforced polymers are suitable for these structures is shown. Then the concept is applied to a functional structure built to house people in a festival. The form-finding of the structure, as well as the construction and some improvements are included.
Document type :
Journal articles
Complete list of metadatas

https://hal-enpc.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01157370
Contributor : Frédérique Bordignon <>
Submitted on : Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:49:50 PM
Last modification on : Friday, July 17, 2020 - 5:09:10 PM

Identifiers

Citation

Olivier Baverel, Jean-François Caron, Frédéric Tayeb, Lionel Du Peloux. Gridshells in composite materials: Construction of a 300 m 2 forum for the solidays' festival in Paris. Structural Engineering International: Journal of the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE), 2012, 22 (3), pp.408-414. ⟨10.2749/101686612x13363869853572⟩. ⟨hal-01157370⟩

Share

Metrics

Record views

278