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lattice dome

A steel dome structure having members which follow the circles of latitude and two sets of diagonals replacing the lines of longitude and forming a series of isosceles triangles.
See also: Dome
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The canalside housing at Timber Wharf, above, Edward Cullinan's Downland Gridshell, left, and the stunning Millennium Galleries in Sheffield, right, are examples of eye-catching modern design
Working with engineers Buro Happold, Ban also designed a dramatic tubular cardboard gridshell structure for the Japanese Pavilion at Hanover Expo (AR September 2000).
Michael Dickson, Ted Happold and Ian Liddell had been working on tensioned fabric and cable technology and on the Mannheim gridshell while at Ove Arup & Partners.
BuroHappold and the 3 ideas Ltd team carried out extensive research into the structural use of palm leaves and constructed trial structures, prior to designing the arched gridshell frame currently under construction at Al Ain Oasis.
SKM provided the structural engineering design for the Gridshell Roof Structures for Trinity Leeds, which is a spectacular new Au350 million retail development spread across three of the busiest shopping streets in Leeds in the UK.
The Yas Viceroy also has a intricate Gridshell design consisting of a system of cables that can become loose and need to be refitted/replaced.
The Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi has an extraordinary 5,000 LED panel gridshell that drapes the hotel in a vibrant shroud of lights enabling the building to act as a light show providing different shades and colours, including animations.
The Yas Hotel located in Abu Dhabi has an extraordinary 5000 LED panel gridshell that drapes the hotel in a vibrant shroud of lights.
The Yas Hotel is clearly a distinctive piece of architecture, designed as a gridshell on the outside and mimicking the throw of a local fishing net.
Guess again--to top it all off, they have topped it all off with an illuminated steel and glass gridshell that can be seen for miles around.
The first hotel to span a race track, the hotel has an extraordinary 5,000-LED panel gridshell that drapes the structure in a vibrant shroud of lights.
It was in discussing work such as the Downland Gridshell that one understood the profundity of the relationship between architect, engineer (Buro Happold), client and the craftsmen actually making the building.