Our first article of this issue - entitled 'Safety factors: Some aspects of CIRIA Research Project 223' - sees Poul Beckmann asking the question of what is a safety factor? 

Work he discusses includes the Penguin Pool and London Zoo and High Point 1 and 2.

Other articles in this issue include: Runnymede Bridge – a concrete arch road bridge over the Thames, to match/complement Lutyens'-designed bridge completed 1962, UK; The south abutment at Kessock Bridge, Scotland – a cable-stayed bridge across Beauly Firth, Inverness, UK; Design and construction of the Lukasrand Microwave Tower, Pretoria – a 187m tall concrete telecommunications tower in South Africa; Central Bank, Dublin, UK.

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