Megastructure

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Megastructure

A type of structure, popular during 1964 to 1976, in which individual buildings become merely components or lose their individuality altogether. Vast new structures were proposed to replace existing cities. Their overall purpose is to provide a total environment for work and leisure.
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For the reticulated megastructures, the steel consumption of the Kiewitt type is 3.1% higher than the ribcircle type, but the deflection is 5.9% smaller than the latter.
Why would an alien civilization need such a megastructure? The concept of such structures was popularized by Freeman Dyson, a physicist, in 1960, who argued that advanced civilizations with the ability to build such megastructures around stars would need them to fill their energy needs and, consequently, long-term survival.
In relation to the project I specifically manage at the Ministry of Culture and Sport (MOCS), the portfolio expanded organically with the introduction of three megastructures that hosted the 2015 Handball World Cup.
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Both the numerical simulation results and the experimental results show that the story drift of the substructures is larger than that of the megastructures of these three different structural models.
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The socioeconomic discrepancies are obvious: megastructures, high-rise residential buildings, and franchised convenience stores alongside vast slums and off-hour street markets.
Mansfield, a writer specializing in architecture and design, traces architects' and others' visions of the ideal city of the future from the Industrial Revolution to the 1960s, such as the City Beautiful Movement, Ebenezer Howard, Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright, the Italian futurists, Tony Garnier's Cite Industrielle, Antonio Sant'Elia's Citta Nuova, Hugh Ferriss, Raymond Hood, science fiction and World's Fair utopias, megastructures, and the ideas of the Moderns, shown through b&w sketches and plans.
The team at Arrow Media was behind the making of Airbus' A380 documentary series, the Megastructures series and in Dubai produced documentaries on World Islands, Burj Al Arab, Palm Jumeirah and the Burj Khalifa.
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Building the Super Tower: Megastructures (8.00pm) The construction of the Bahrain World Trade Centre, the first skyscraper in the world to be powered by wind turbines incorporated into the building's design.