In this special issue of the Arup Journal, we focus our attention on concrete system-building in the UK.

Articles include 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.

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The Arup Journal 1968 - Issue 2