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The latent creative capacity of a structural engineer's contribution to building design is often underestimated by architects and too often by engineers themselves.
This book describes a London based consultancy's desire to dispel those traditional perceptions of a structural engineer's role in the design process, and explores that creative capacity.
The book is organised, rather uniquely, into sections dedicated to structural materials such as glass, timber and steel. Under each section, the projects in which Fluid Structures explore the possibilities of each material are outlined. Of particular interest are the practice's innovative 'adventures' in bespoke glass… Read more