Shell structures are not just mere aesthetics, but
also a modern version of innovative construction
techniques. To understand the topic vividly this review
paper focuses on comparative study of different types of
shell structure. Through systematic comparison of case
studies, this review paper also emphasizes on the
applications and construction techniques that prevails in
this type of long span structural system and highlights the
scope for shell structures.
Keywords : Long Span; Grid Shell; Concrete Shell; Geodesic Dome Shell; Theory of Design; Double Curvature.