The Salhia complex, Kuwait, is made up of office space, retail offerings and a hotel.

Arup provided the structural design services for the complex, and our cover article seeks to highlight how modern building techniques were applied and how quality can be achieved.

Other articles in this issue include: The strength of joints in tubular lattice towers: an investigation; Abu Dhabi Trade Centre; Building services design in the context of security; Angel Court: Cladding – precast façade for office development in the City of London, UK; Buxton Opera House – the restoration by Arup Associates of the 1903 opera house in Yorkshire, UK.

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The Arup Journal 1979 - Issue 2