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Discrete Optimization in Architecture : Building Envelope (Paperback) (Machi Zawidzki)

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This book explores the extremely modular systems that meet two criteria: they allow the creation of structurally sound free-form structures, and they are comprised of as few types of modules as possible. Divided into two parts, it presents Pipe-Z (PZ) and Truss-Z (TZ) systems. PZ is more fundamental and forms spatial mathematical knots by assembling one type of unit (PZM). The shape of PZ is controlled by relative twists of a sequence of congruent PZMs. TZ is a skeletal system for creating free-form pedestrian ramps and ramp networks among any number of terminals in space. TZ structures are composed of four variations of a single basic unit subjected to affine transformations (mirror reflection, rotation and combination of both).

 

Genre: Technology, Computers + Internet, Mathematics
Series Title: Springerbriefs in Architectural Design and Technology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Machi Zawidzki
Language: English
Street Date: October 26, 2016
TCIN: 51540035
UPC: 9789811013904
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-1979
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