In 1969 Arup was appointed as consulting engineers for the structural design of the new Open University's initial buildings.

In our cover article, Frank Coffin explores our role in this project and the establishment of the Open University.

Other articles in this issue include Paradise Circus, a mixed development of library, music school, offices, shops and public areas in the heart of Birmingham Civic Centre, UK; Design of continuous composite beams for buildings; Report on wind and vibration measurements taken at the Emley Moor television tower.

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The Arup Journal 1974 - Issue 2