Musil, Josef

Read here about a person who designed a tensegrity structure.


Josef Musil uploaded a detailed video on a huge tensegrity-supported pavilion.

The support pylons are 3x2 strut tensegrities.

In Czech.

Image Gallery

Side view of tensegrity pavilion by Musil

Title: Tensegrity Structure Josef Musil Fa Cvut At Florian. By Musil.

Myslenkovi Diagram of the tensegrity Pavilion, by Musil.

Areal view of the tensegrity pavilion, by Musil.

Areal view of the tensegrity pavilion, by Musil.

Areal view of the tensegrity pavilion, showing the two types of structures,by Musil.

View inside the pavilion, by Musil.

Links and references

Portal to Architecture
A series of pages on structures in the built environment.
Concepts> Arch, Bridge, Deployable, Fabric, Floor, Frame, Responsive, Pavilion, Scaffold, Tent, Textile, Wall.
Public works> Blur Building, Burning Man, Kurilpa, La Plata, Skylon, Space exploration, Jakob Torus, U of Tokyo, Underwood, BLOB, Tension Pavilion, MOOM Pavillion
Masts > Needle Tower, Warnow, Santiago, Barcelona
Designs> Shed, AA Pavilion, House, Masts by Fagerström, Otypka
Professionals: Agostini, Della Sala, Di Carlo, Fuller, Gómez Jáuregui, Howard, TC, Korkmaz, Motro, Musil, Rhode-Barbarigos, Snelson, Sterk, Tomassian
Students: Alexy, Kreze
See also Portal To Art & Design for decorative artifacts