After a £2m facelift, the Old Vic opened its doors on 31 October 1983 for the first time in two years.

John Pilkington and Alan Foster explore this project to restore one of London's most famous venues.

Other articles include: New world headquarters for General Accident Fire & Life Assurance Corporation Limited in Perth, UK; An integrated design approach to the modern low energy swimming pool; Wylam footbridge, near Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK; Royal Concert Hall – a new-build performing arts centre in Nottingham, UK, with two auditoria.

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The Arup Journal 1984 - Issue 1