publication . Article . 2020

Design and construction of the thin vault for the reinforced concrete ceiling of the Public Hall of the Cassa di Risparmio Bank headquarters in L’Aquila

Gianni Di Giovanni;
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  • Published: 12 Jun 2020
  • Publisher: Universitat Politècnica de València
  • Country: Spain
[EN] The present article wants to report on the technological and constructive aspects related to the realization of the thin reinforced concrete vault for the reinforced concrete ceiling  of the Cassa di Risparmio Bank Public Hall of L'Aquila; this work was carried out in the early 1950s on the occasion of the enlargement of the bank headquarters, built in the nineteenth-century . The intervention is seen peculiar because it can be considered representative of the application of the reinforced concrete technique to realize a small structural thickness  reinforced concrete ceiling. In particular, the use of complex-shaped vaulted systems in reinforced concrete, ...
free text keywords: Construction techniques history, Thin vaults, Reinforced concrete, Execution procedures, Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering, TD1-1066, Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings, TH845-895
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