Gridshells

Gridshelter futures - In the last five years the Gridshell form of building with wood has taken off in Britain. This four part report looks at the history of wooden gridshell structures, and profiles the three new buildings at the Weald and Downland Museum, West Sussex; Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre, East Sussex; and the Pishwanton Holistic Science Centre, Lothian, Scotland.

by Oliver Lowenstein



Gridshellls - A New Timber Form in the Making

The Weald and Downland Gridshell

The Flimwell Woodland Enterprise Centre Modular Gridshell

The Pishwanton Hand-Built Gridshell

 

Links

www.burohappold.co.uk

www.fieldenclegg.co.uk

www.wealddown.co.uk

www.woodnet.org.uk/wec/

 

 

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