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36. Robert Hooke Building
Robert Hooke (1635-1703) was, amongst other things, an inventor, scientist, natural philosopher and architect. He is most famously known for Hooke's law of elasticity. From a local perspective he designed Willen Parish Church in Milton Keynes - this features in artist Gareth Jones' video 'Looking for Milton Keynes' (07:54-08:26).
The Robert Hooke Building houses the University's Planetary Science and Chemistry departments and was completed in 2004.
37. Chambers Building
The Chambers Building is named after Sir Paul Chambers (1904-1981) who served as the first Treasurer of The Open University from 1969 to 1975. As a senior civil servant during the Second World War he was responsible for the development and and introduction of PAYE (pay as you earn). Once known as J Block, the Chambers Building was constructed in 1973 and houses the Finance Department.
The first image on this page shows the Robert Hooke Building. The second shows Sir Paul Chambers and the third shows the Chambers Building.