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Dieste, González Zuleta and Sánchez del Río: three approaches to reinforced-brick shell structures

Author
López López, D.; Van Mele, T.; Block, P.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
10th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions
Date of publication
2016
Presentation's date
2016-09-14
Book of congress proceedings
Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: Anamnesis, Diagnosis, Therapy, Controls: proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC, Leuven, Belgium, 13-15 September 2016)
First page
571
Last page
578
Publisher
CRC Press
Repository
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Abstract
Reinforced-brick shell structures are mainly known through the extraordinary work of the Uruguayan engineer Eladio Dieste. However, other remarkable examples of shells in reinforced masonry were being built during Dieste’s development of the technique or even before. The works by Guillermo González Zuleta in Colombia and Ildefonso Sánchez del Río in Spain deserve a closer look. Analysis of the three engineers’ backgrounds, writings and work reveals different original conceptions of the te...
Citation
López López, D., Van Mele, T., Block, P. Dieste, González Zuleta and Sánchez del Río: three approaches to reinforced-brick shell structures. A: International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions. "Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions: Anamnesis, Diagnosis, Therapy, Controls: proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Structural Analysis of Historical Constructions (SAHC, Leuven, Belgium, 13-15 September 2016)". CRC Press, 2016, p. 571-578.

Participants

  • Lopez Lopez, David  (author and speaker )
  • Van Mele, Tom  (author and speaker )
  • Block, Philippe  (author and speaker )