Basic Typologies: Sample Set
Creation of "Beauty" demands the perfect shape. The following typologies are the so called "initial shapes".
The first four structures are tensioned by the geometric shape of the border (edge, mast, cable or arch). The air supported structure is tensioned through pressure (air) against the surface.
The difference between "Anticlastic" and "Synclastic" can be measured in the curvature.
ANTICLASTIC K < 0 (minus)
SYNCLASTIC k > 0 (positive)
DEVELOPABLE K = 0 (zero)
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