Kinetic geiger dome with photovoltaic panelsstructural membranes 2013

A.D.C. Pronk, M.M.T. Dominicus, J. da Conceicao van Nieuwenhuizen

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Abstract

In this paper we describe the kinetic transformation of a Geiger dome in order to create a (large span) roof surface with photovoltaic elements that can be faced to the sun during the day. The purpose of this structure is to combine a sun tracker with an architectural building.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationVI International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures STRUCTURAL MEMBRANES 2013, October 9-11, 2013, Munich, Germany
EditorsK.U. Bletzinger, B. Kroplin, E. Onate
Place of PublicationBarcelona
PublisherInternational Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE)
Pages461-472
Number of pages12
ISBN (Print)9788494168604
Publication statusPublished - 7 Oct 2013
Event6th International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures, Structural Membranes 2013 - Munich, Germany
Duration: 9 Oct 201311 Oct 2013

Conference

Conference6th International Conference on Textile Composites and Inflatable Structures, Structural Membranes 2013
Abbreviated titleStructural Membranes 2013
CountryGermany
CityMunich
Period9/10/1311/10/13

Keywords

  • Fuller domes
  • Geiger domes
  • Kinetics
  • Photovoltaic's
  • Tensairity
  • Tensegrity

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