International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS)
Association internationale pour les voiles minces et les voiles spatiaux (AIVM)
Asociación Internacional de Estructuras Laminares y Espaciales (AIEL)
Internationale Verbindung für Schalentragwerke und Raumtragwerke (IVS)
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1959-09-18 Madrid Spain
Founded 18 Sep 1959, Madrid (Spain), by Eduardo Torroja, on taking over the activities of International Committee for Shell Structures (ICSS), previously set up in Oslo (Norway). Legal Status: Swiss Civil Code (Art 60-67).
Advance development of technology of construction of shells or three dimensional continuous or discontinuous structures, whose thickness is small compared to their other two dimensions, and in which the forces acting in the middle plane are fundamental; achieve further progress through interchange of ideas among all interested in lightweight structural systems such as lattice, tension, membrane and shell structures.
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