unikabeton - topology optimized concrete structures
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topology optimization
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structural shape.Our initial optimization examples show a 70% reduction of the initial volume, while still respecting original structural demands. The concrete industry emits 5% of the total, global emission of C02. An increase in structural efficiency leading to material reduction
could therefore significantly contribute to reduction of the global emission of CO2
Structural shape: the optimized topologies that results from the topology optimization process, are examples of structural shapes in which maximum structural stiffness
is obtained using the minimum amount of material.
The computational process introduces a new morphological language to architectural design, in which aesthetic and structural considerations converge. These shapes are characterized by a