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

The Building of Isler Shells

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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: 161-169
  • Title: The Building of Isler Shells
  • Author(s): H. Bösiger
  • Keywords: Heinz Isler, engineer-contractor cooperation, shell construction
Following the completion of his studies at the ETH Zurich in 1960, the author worked for a number of years with Heinz Isler. Together with his brother Max, he then took over the management of the building company in Langenthal, Switzerland, which had been formed by their father, Willi Bösiger. This paper describes the company’s experience of building Isler shells over more than half a century.

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