The Arup Journal 1968 Issue 2

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A special issue focusing on concrete system-building in England.

Key features

In this issue of The Arup Journal we look at concrete system-building in England, including: Heavy concrete systems in low-cost housing; Instability of large panel construction; Some problems of production; Area five development, Hulme, Manchester: from rationalisation to systemisation (918 dwellings in four blocks up to seven storeys); An approach to one-off buildings – Arup Associates view of the possibilities of industrialised methods for single buildings; The Medway building method; University of East Anglia student residences; Brittle fracture of structural steel.