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Vol. 52 (2011) No. 3 September n. 169


Working with Heinz Isler

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  • Journal Name: Journal of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (J. IASS)
  • ISSN: (Electronic Version) 1996-9015
  • ISSN: (Print Version) 1028-365X
  • Issue: Vol. 52 (2011) No. 3 September n. 169
  • Pages: 155-160
  • Title: Working with Heinz Isler
  • Author(s): M. Balz
  • Keywords: Heinz Isler, physical models, hanging membranes, compression form
Abstract
Since 1967, Heinz Isler (Structural Engineer) and Michael Balz have developed numerous projects and studies regarding concrete shells based on natural shapes. Methods of form-finding, shaping and forming of these shell structures, the realisation of technical methods of concrete casting and the cooperation between Structural Engineers and Architects play an important role within this article.

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