The Arup Journal 1980 Issue 3

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A special issue of The Arup Journal focusing on Arup's involvement in lightweight structures.

Key features

This special issue of The Arup Journal includes: Lightweight structures – an introduction by Peter Rice; A brief history of cable and membrane roofs; Air-supported structures: fire and smoke hazards; Coated fabrics for lightweight structures; Form finding, control and modification for tension structures including papal canopy, Dublin, Ireland; Form definition for the Bridge of Don exhibition and sports centre, Aberdeen, UK; Environmental considerations of lightweight structures.

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