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By Robert Kronenburg

Attraktive und fundierte Dokumentation mobiler Strukturen. Das Buch dokumentiert nach Anwendungsbereichen gegliedert zahlreiche internationale Beispiele und gibt vielfältige Anregungen für die Entwurfspraxis.

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The ground of this important house is made from fibreglass beams when the higher walkways are made up of non-slip etched glass. the inner wall panelling is aluminium or glass and all pod flooring and ceiling panels might be got rid of for entry to lights, air-conditioning and communications wiring. there's a outstanding experience of openness within the significant atrium area, not just due to the translucent roof and glazed front, yet due to the distinct dealing with of the assembly rooms and places of work on either side. those have absolutely glazed partitions purely in part obscured by means of etched panels, which for this reason let glimpses of significant paintings in growth through the most important individuals of the West McLaren Mercedes staff. the ability is moved round Europe on six devoted lorries. The meeting technique starts off with the 1st pod, that's manage at the rigorously marked out web site utilizing laser degrees for millimetre accuracy. The pod is introduced in on its devoted lorry that's parked conscientiously in place – all next pods should be matched safely to this one so no mistakes needs to be made as they are going to be duplicated as meeting proceeds. The pod toes are prolonged horizontally after which rammed down via its personal fundamental hydraulics method to elevate the pod and make allowance the lorry to again away. The rams then movement as much as enable the pod settle to the floor. as soon as resting at the floor the ft are moved horizontally again into the constitution after which the rams function back to point the pod out simply above Fig. five. thirteen Erection method. best; pod 1 is in position and pod 2 is being positioned along, center; pods 1, 2 and three in position, backside; pods 1-4 in position and pod five being located. these kind of elements led the designers to undertake a extra subtle method of the person lodging elements (now known as ‘pods’) which they exact in order that every one might plug without delay into the following, making the development seem and practice as one unit as soon as assembled. even if the development includes 11 specified parts, after they are assembled, they develop into for all intents and reasons a unmarried entity. The pods are developed on a metal body for power and stress, clad externally with insulated matt aluminium Fig. five. 14 Hydraulic rams hid within the flooring find the pods correctly. CASE learn 05 94 moveable structure out of the wall of the higher parts to hide the space among the rooves. All electronics are transported in-situ as are the fax, copiers, printers, coolers, kitchen gear, and so on. a couple of those are devoted structures constructed along with McLaren staff expertise companions (for instance, Siemens cellular who give you the telecommunications gear, and Canon who, as an reliable provider to the group, offer communications peripherals). Movable goods comprise chairs, tables, the reception and entrance bar, and the dumb waiters. as soon as the most development parts are erected it's attached to exterior companies corresponding to electrical energy, communications, telemetrics and water. cold and hot water tanks are crammed and land connections for communications and gear are made.

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