Structural Principles

Type: BA Core Course
Name: Building Technology 1
Year: 2021
Supervisor: Eike Schling
Office: The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture

‘There is simply no Architecture without Structure’ Jean Prouve

This course adresses the fundamental principles of structure. It presents building structures in masonry, timber, concrete, steel, glass and composite and examines the structural possibilities and limitations of these materials. Students learn a broad understanding of the reciprocal dependencies of structure, material and construction and their impact on architectural design.

About eikeschling

Dr.-Ing. | Architect BYAK Assistant Professor in Architectural Structures The University of Hong Kong

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