‘concrete roof’


‘concrete roof’ by ryuji nakamura
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ryuji nakamura
japanese practice ryuji nakamura & associates has created ‘concrete roof’, an experimental model for a concrete roof
structure intended to span 19.14 square meters. supported with three pillars, the monolithic module features a triangulated
beam arrangement. a manipulation derived from a two-way slab structure, weight is distributed and directed to vertical
supports along their angled paths. formed with plaster, the small scale representation is the size of a table.

view of columns and integrated beams

side view of model

beam intersection detail

triangular beam configuration

top view

via: designboom.com

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