Type: BA Core Course
Name: Building Technology 1
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.