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One-offs

There will always be houses designed exclusively for their occupiers – one-off design in fact. Among the architects who have handled this work is Michael …

Footbridges

From Building with Steel, August 1973 In the days when early Renaissance artists were required mainly to paint altar pieces they carried out many of their …

Cross Harbour Tunnel: Hong Kong

One of the most interesting sub­merged tube tunnels to have been built in recent years was the cross-harbour tunnel at Hong Kong. It is the longest of its …

Structural Steel Design Awards 1973

This is the fifth year of the Structural Steel Design Awards sponsored by the British Steel Corporation and the British Constructional Steelwork Association …

The Humber Bridge

Of the Severn Bridge Sir Misha Black has said it is ‘the finest artefact of the present age and no work of any contemporary painter or sculptor was its …

System Building at Milton Keynes

Industrial buildings are essential to Milton Keynes and have been intensively studied in the Development Corporation. The results are unusual and interesting …

From here to infinity

This article was originally conceived as a fantasy on long spans. Although it was intended as light relief it was thought that it might encourage lateral …

Cased at ground level

Money has been saved and construction time reduced on this new recreation centre at Burnley by casing the beams on the ground. Mr. H. Westbrook, a director of …

Catalogued Car Centre

Previous articles and one issue of Building with Steel (No. 6, Feb 1971) have shown how proprietary systems of construction can be adapted to many types of …

Saved with Steel

Steel has played an essential part in the recent restoration at York Minster – providing proof of the adaptability of steelwork whilst maintaining minimum …

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