A comprehensive analysis of space structures is offered in this exhaustive and up-to-date two volume resource. Both the design opportunities offered by space structures as well as the technical issues involved in their construction are thoroughly addressed. An encompassing approach makes this a suitable manual for architects and engineers alike and pres invaluable knowledge for students of either field. Subramanian Narayanan is the author of 20 books on structural engineering and computers and has more than 30 years experience in computer-aided design consultancy and research. He serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Space Structures.