The Tsuen Wan Estates Development is to be sited on the 5.5ha podium deck above the Mass Transit Railway depot at Tsuen Wan. and consists of residential tower blocks, schools, banks, shops and other public amenities. It will provide accommodation and facilities for 20,000 people.

As the feature article in this issue of the Arup Journal, we explore the complexities of this scheme and the role Arup played.

Other articles in this issue include: Brick vault and dome construction – low-tech designs in Botswana and Zimbabwe; MOSS in consultancy: home and abroad computer modelling for highways; Waterford Glass Ltd office block and factories in Ireland; RIBA Gold Medal 1981 awarded to Philip Dowson.

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The Arup Journal 1981 - Issue 1