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Spatial Structures 2020

Inspiring the next generation

We are hosting the Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS) and the 7th International Conference on Spatial Structures here at Surrey on 24-28 August 2020.

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Join the worldwide community of researchers and engineers cooperating at the interface of structures and architecture.

Feel the taste of being on the front line of development of shells and lightweight spatial structures.


About the event

The International Conference on Spatial Structures is an event that has taken place every nine years since 1966 and has been organised by the Spatial Structures Research Centre of the University of Surrey.

The seventh conference of the series will be held in the summer of 2020 in Guildford, as a joint event with the Annual Symposium of the International Association for Shell and Spatial Structures (IASS). The IASS symposia have been successfully held for over 50 years in various countries such as Brazil, China, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Spain and the USA.

Why attend the conference?

Listen to our academics talking about what you can expect from the conference.

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How to get here

Our Guildford location