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The beauty of a beam: The continuity of Joan Torras's beam of equal strength in the work of his disciples—Guastavino, Gaudí, and Jujol

Autor
Graus, R.; Martín Nieva, H.
Tipus d'activitat
Article en revista
Revista
International journal of architectural heritage
Data de publicació
2015-01-01
Volum
9
Número
4
Pàgina inicial
341
Pàgina final
351
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1080/15583058.2013.787468 Obrir en finestra nova
Repositori
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/28089 Obrir en finestra nova
Resum
Joan Torras, professor of the strength of materials at the School of Architecture of Barcelona (1871-1910), considered the beam of equal strength not only as a structurally extremely efficient beam, but also as beautiful because of its ability to reflect the material's strength. Torras' structures have left their special mark on Barcelona and on the work of his most illustrious students: Rafael Guastavino in the United States published similar structures, but it was Antoni Gaudí and Josep Maria...
Citació
Graus, R.; Martín Nieva, H. The beauty of a beam: The continuity of Joan Torras's beam of equal strength in the work of his disciples—Guastavino, Gaudí, and Jujol. "International journal of architectural heritage", 01 Gener 2015, vol. 9, núm. 4, p. 341-351.
Paraules clau
Antoni Gaudí, Barcelona, History of architecture, Joan Torras Guardiola, Josep Maria Jujol, Max Möller, Rafael Guastavino, Reinforced concrete, Robert Maillart, Tile vaulting
Grup de recerca
ACM - Anàlisis Crítiques de la Modernitat: Arquitectura i Ciutat

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