Finding Forms: Laurent Ney

Description: Themes: Historical context: post-World War II desire for European integration and the European Coal and Steel Community; Laurent Ney's exploration with different forms and development into a structural artist. Ney's major works of structural art

Learning Objectives: Students should be able to: Describe Laurent Ney's method for finding steel forms; Understand the social significance of publically funded projects; Identify symbolic landmarks; Understand the development of form finding and optimization techniques

Keywords:  /*-->*/ steel, Ney, Greich, Adriaenssens, form finding, prefabrication

Categories: Structural EngineeringPrinceton University, Bridges, Vaults

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