Seismic Roof Isolation over a Large Space – Kyoto Aquarena Roof Design –
Katsunori Kaneda* and Hirokazu Takahashi**
*Shibaura Institute of Technology, Structural Design Office Plus One Co., Ltd. Japan
**Structural Design Office Plus One Co., Ltd. Japan, Yoshino Bldg. 3F, 8-13 Yonbancho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0081, Japan
The indoor swimming pool we designed spans a maximum of 57- meters and is supported by structure pre-cast pre-stressed concrete and has a beam string structure (BSS) roof. Base isolation combining laminated lubber and hysteretic dampers lies on the connection between the BSS support and a lower structure. Vibration response against seismic and thrust caused by thermal stress and snow load.
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