Cardboard in Architecture: Volume 7 Research in by M. Eekhout, F. Verheijen, R. Visser

By M. Eekhout, F. Verheijen, R. Visser

The dep. of establishing expertise on the college of structure at TU Delft is learning and constructing cardboard as a possible construction fabric on a extensive, systematic and the place attainable accomplished foundation. The guiding learn query is: 'How can cardboard be utilized in either architectural and structural phrases as an absolutely fledged development fabric, applying the material-specific properties?' An exploratory part from 2003 to 2005 - together with an outside pilot constitution (multi-shed), a pilot pavilion accommodating, an exhibition, workshops on resistance to fireplace and to damp, a primary patent (KCPK), the layout of an inside wall (Besin) and the e-book of this e-book - was once concluded via a world symposium attended via either the paper and the development undefined. This booklet includes the record on that symposium.IOS Press is a world technology, technical and clinical writer of top quality books for teachers, scientists, and execs in all fields. a number of the parts we post in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and data structures -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All features of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic climate -Urban experiences -Arms keep an eye on -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

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IOS Press, 2008. © 2008 The authors and IOS Press. All rights reserved. Paper Leaves Peter Gentenaar $SDSHUVKHHWLVWKLQVWURQJDQGÀDWWKDWLVZKDWZHDUHXVHG WR,WLVIRUFHGWREHÀDWDQGWKHSDSHULQGXVWU\XVHVORWVRI HQHUJ\GU\LQJLWVSDSHUVÀDW However, if you would make a sheet of paper, scooping pulp on a mould and onto a felt and leave it there to dry, you would see that the paper dries up like a deep fried potato chip. Paper can be compared to a leaf on a tree or plant. If we reinforced the sheet of paper with very thin ribs of bamboo that look like the ribs of a leaf, the analogy between the sheet of paper and the leaf form is emphasized even more.

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