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By Wolf D. Prix

"The Mexican Roof", equipped as an architectural sign for an employer selling sustainable agriculture, is likely one of the few examples the place a truly formidable undertaking, conceived within the structure layout studio on the college of utilized Arts Vienna, has been effectively translated into fact. finished by means of the scholars themselves in a distant province in Mexico it's primarily a roof produced from bamboo that shelters the hot neighborhood from the sunlight and collects water, the root of any form of progress. it's a conspicuous landmark that still serves very functional features. The e-book provides the construction technique in Mexico beginning with the completed roof and going again in time to boot, an index that lists many of the notions of the conceptual paintings in Vienna. precise awareness is given to a particular approach to educating that encourages scholars to move for his or her visions, no matter if tricky, by means of delivering equipment, event and resolution essential to resolve the issues linked to this endeavour.

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By Wolf D. Prix

"The Mexican Roof", equipped as an architectural sign for an employer selling sustainable agriculture, is likely one of the few examples the place a truly formidable undertaking, conceived within the structure layout studio on the college of utilized Arts Vienna, has been effectively translated into fact. finished by means of the scholars themselves in a distant province in Mexico it's primarily a roof produced from bamboo that shelters the hot neighborhood from the sunlight and collects water, the root of any form of progress. it's a conspicuous landmark that still serves very functional features. The e-book provides the construction technique in Mexico beginning with the completed roof and going again in time to boot, an index that lists many of the notions of the conceptual paintings in Vienna. precise awareness is given to a particular approach to educating that encourages scholars to move for his or her visions, no matter if tricky, by means of delivering equipment, event and resolution essential to resolve the issues linked to this endeavour.

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Para garantizar la interaccion entre las dos capas se requirieron conexiones diagonales, pero a diferencia de los reticulados espaciales clasicos, estas fueron reducidas a un minimo. En esencia consisten en postes que separan las dos capas (distanciadores) y en tensores metalicos, que van de arriba a abajo en el interior del entramado. En cuanto a la seleccion del material, fue muy importante considerar su disponibilidad y las posibilidades de trabajarlo in situ, al igual que el aspecto ecologico que hablo en favor de usar recursos renovables.

El proceso posterior de diseiio fue ejemplar, representaba un enfoque que se puede B ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ - ^ " - " ^ ^ ^ " I ^ ^ii-^. r^-u • . I|VB HMW |EJ '^ ^m^ -^SF^Sm ^V The north-south grid divides the floor area under the roof into 4 areas paved with bricletween levels and marking the boundary of the interior space. The outline of the concrete trough set into the floor reflects the properties of the roof, to which it is also directly connected: This is where overflow rainwater is collected in heavy downpours.

Ni siquiera los criticos orientados estrictamente por el espiritu moderno, pudieron aducir argumentos convincentes contra estructuras laminares, como las de rotacion o paraboloides hiperbolicos, ya su forma proviene inevitablemente de una deduccion mecanica-matematica. as it is a necessary component of every building. e. by means of the structure. He was able to do this without retribution as the flow of forces is regarded as a natural law and therefore accepts no contradiction (incidentally, a belief still held today).

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