The Metallic Structure In 2017 And 2027

The Metallic Structure In 2017 And 2027

This article presents a portrait of what metal construction was like in the last twenty years in Portugal. This picture is presented according to the various phases of execution of a structure (Design, Detail, Manufacturing and Assembly). In a second part of the work, it will be envisaged, 10 years ago, what will be the metal construction, what are the trends and above all the challenges.



Filipe Santos1, Gualter Martins1, Tânia Silva1, Paulo Carapito1

1 VESAM Engenharia S.A., Zona Industrial de Cantanhede, Lote 69, 3060-197 Cantanhede, Portugal


Paper presented at the XI Congress of Metallic and Mixed Construction, 23-24 November, 2017, Coimbra, Portugal


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