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1. These recommendations embody the views of the Institution of Structural Engineers
on the use in structural work of steel as specified in British Standard Specification No. 548. They are based on investigations carried out by the Institution.
THE new building of the University of London, for which Mr. Charles Holden,
F.R.I.B.A., of Messrs. Adams, Holden & Pearson, FF.R.I.B.A., is the Architect, and Mr.
R. Travers Morgan, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Struct.E., the Consulting Structural Engineer, is situated on a lO 1/2 acre site in the Bloomsbury area. The portion at
present in course of erection is the Senate House. This is situated at the South end of the site, and faces the British Museum. When completed, the total building will extend to the far end of Torrington Square, that is, the length will be nearly one quarter of a mile. In addition to the Senate House, visitors to the works will be able to inspect the foundations of the Tower, which joins the Senate House on its North side.
THIS paper gives a brief description of the methods adopted in the construction of
ten blocks of 320 industrial dwellings, known as Evelyn Court, Hackney, and one block of 21 dwellings at Berners Street, Stepney. These flats are constructed in reinforced concrete, by patented methods which had not been used previously in this country.