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No more complaints, at least for the time being, about the paucity of correspondence; this month has brought an abundance of interesting material, and we are filled with a great contentment. Long may it continue! Verulam
Mr. J. Bobrowski (F): Lightweight concrete is a wonderful material and, considering the amount of information already available, it is hard to believe how timber-or even dense concrete, for that matter-would have passed for use under the Building Regulations if either of them was discovered today.
Verulam’s ruminations on ‘Loads and Codes‘ in the April issue of The Structural Engineer have elicited the following, immediate response from the President, Professor A. J. Harris, CBE: Verily, Verulam knoweth that of which he speaketh; he and his drinking companion are on to something. In vino veritas!