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Tensile structures: Literature

The following provides a list of all the publications catalogued in Structurae that are relevant to this structure type.

  1. Devos, Rika (2018): Les structures tendues à l'Expo 58 à Bruxelles. In: Espion, Bernard (2018): Patrimoines de fonte, fer et acier. FABI, Brussels (Belgium), ISBN 978-2-9602172-0-9, pp. 106-116.
  2. Stranghöner, Natalie (2015): Tensile membrane structures. In: Steel Construction, v. 8, n. 4 (December 2015), pp. 221.


  3. Otto, Frei / Trostel, Rudolf / Schleyer, Freidrich-Karl (1979): Tensile structures. Design, structure, and calculation of Buildings of cables, Nets, and Membranes. 4th edition, MIT Press, Cambridge (USA).
  4. Seidel, Michael (2009): Tensile Surface Structures. A Practical Guide to Cable and Membrane Construction – Materials, Design, Assembly and Erection. Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn Verlag für Architektur und technische Wissenschaften GmbH, Berlin (Germany), ISBN 978-3-433-02922-0, pp. 250.