Expodach : Symbolbauwerk zur Weltausstellung Hannover 2000 = Roof structure at the World Exhibition, Hanover, 2000 /
herausgegeben von Thomas Herzog = edited by Thomas Herzog.
Munchen ; New York : Prestel, 2000.
71 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm.
3791323822 (paperback : alk. paper)
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Munchen ; New York : Prestel, 2000.
3791323822 (paperback : alk. paper)
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Text in German and English.
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Expodach is a short, highly illustrated volume that celebrates the beauty and design of the roof that covers the central area of the world exhibition park in Hanover, site of Expo 2000. It is constructed mainly of wood using an innovative process.
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A detailed study of an outstanding example of architectural innovation.
Table of Contents
Persons and offices involved in the projectp. 6
Forewordsp. 8
The EXPO roof at the Hermes Lakep. 12
Background and conception - motto and symbolp. 16
The architectural designp. 18
The colours of the timberp. 25
The membranep. 30
Daylight simulationsp. 32
Silver firs from the Black Forestp. 34
Laboratory tests: strength and rigidity of the silver fir stemsp. 38
Structural engineeringp. 40
Three-dimensional calculation modelsp. 46
Shell geometryp. 48
Dynamics behavior of roof constructionp. 50
Wind-tunnel testsp. 52
Innovations in timber constructionp. 53
Notes on constructional means of timber protection
Stacked-plank construction
Use of innovative, non-regulated types of construction
Experimental investigations of load-bearing capacityp. 57
Advanced CAD/CAM software applicationsp. 58
Transport and assemblyp. 60
Connection the canopiesp. 60
Independent constructional controlsp. 61
Life-cycle assessment of the EXPO roofp. 63
Data on the silver firsp. 66
Data on the structurep. 67
Scenes photographed during the planning and in the workshop, during construction and at the opening ceremonyp. 68
Authors and institutions contributing to this bookp. 70
Sponsors of the structurep. 72
Photo credits
Companies involved in the project
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