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Shell Structures Talk by Dante and Nic Bini

 

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Dante Bini and his son Nic Bini talk about the inflated concrete dome Dante invented in 1964.

 

The Binishells are circular-based, monolithic, reinforced concrete thin-shell structures that are lifted and shaped by low air pressure. Used in a range of projects from affordable housing, schools and shopping centres, they became extremely popular for their quick construction time, low cost, high strength and reduced carbon footprint.

 

Click here for an article on the work of Dante Bini by Will Mclean

 

This event took place on 12 December 2012

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