Heinz Isler: Shells for two churches
|Conference:||35th Annual Symposium of IABSE / 52nd Annual Symposium of IASS / 6th International Conference on Space Structures, London, September 2011|
|Published in:||Taller, Longer, Lighter - Meeting growing demand with limited resources|
This paper describes the concept, design and realisation of two churches where Heinz Isler was responsible for the structural design and in one case also for the architectural concept. One example includes, unusually for Isler, a ‘hypar’ shell whilst the other is derived directly from given natural forms.