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Felix Candela's Legacy

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dc.contributor.author GARLOCK, Maria E. Moreyra
dc.contributor.author BILLINGTON, David P.
dc.contributor.editor Domingo Cabo, Alberto es_ES
dc.contributor.editor Lázaro Fernández, Carlos Manuel es_ES
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-25T12:24:35Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-25T12:24:35Z
dc.date.issued 2009-11-25T12:24:35Z
dc.identifier.isbn 978-84-8363-461-5
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10251/6480
dc.description p. 154-161 en_EN
dc.description.abstract Félix Candela was a world-renowned engineer, builder, and structural artist of thin-shell concrete-roof structures in the mid 20th century. Although a native of Spain, his exile to Mexico at the end of the Spanish Civil War provided the New World locale in which he created all his major works. Through an examination of his self-proclaimed favorite structures (Miraculous Medal Church, Restaurant at Xochimilco, the Bacardi Rum factory, and the Chapel at Cuernavaca), plus his first hyperbolic paraboloid shell (Cosmic Rays Laboratory) and his umbrella shells that comprised the bulk of his work, we give insight into Candela¿s ideas and genius. In this way the legacy of such structural artists provides an essential part of engineering education and of the means for greatly improving the practice of structural design. en_EN
dc.language Inglés en_EN
dc.publisher Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València es_ES
dc.relation.ispartof Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (50th. 2009. Valencia). Evolution and Trends in Design, Analysis and Construction of Shell and Spatial Structures : Proceedings en_EN
dc.rights Reserva de todos los derechos en_EN
dc.subject Candela en_EN
dc.subject Concrete en_EN
dc.subject Thin shells en_EN
dc.subject Roofs en_EN
dc.title Felix Candela's Legacy en_EN
dc.type Comunicación en congreso en_EN
dc.rights.accessRights Abierto es_ES
dc.description.bibliographicCitation Garlock, MEM.; Billington, DP. (2009). Felix Candela's Legacy. Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures. Editorial Universitat Politècnica de València. http://hdl.handle.net/10251/6480. es_ES
dc.relation.conferencename Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures es_ES
dc.relation.conferencedate 2009 es_ES
dc.relation.conferenceplace Valencia es_ES


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