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Plusminus / pneumatic Gridshell


The lattice shell is considered to be one of the most efficient surface structures which is able to span unsupported over wide spaces with minimal material input by using a net of bar-shaped elements. The special thing about "Plusminus" the pneumatic lattice shell is the minimal dead load of the structure. The bar-shaped elements are connected flexible at their cross-over points and shape a grid shell. "Plusminus" attains the fixing of the cross-over points and thereby the bracing of the framework by evacuating two foil coverings which are situated above and under the grid and are pressing the cross-over points together.


Universität Stuttgart

Universität Stuttgart
Stuttgart, Germany

Prof. Dr. Werner Sobek; Dipl.Ing: Jürgen Hennicke;
ILEK Universität Stuttgart


Studio ltd

Studio ltd
Stuttgart, Germany

Nora Haase-Aschoff; Sebastian Kron; Julian Lutz; Fabian Pfeifer; Philipp Kuner Mathias Hackmann