Structural Survey: Volume 15 Issue 1


Table of contents

Current trends in the engineering management of subsidence cases

Chimay Anumba, Darren Scott

Notes that the management of subsidence cases often involves both engineering consultants and contractors. In order to obtain information on current trends in subsidence…


Carbon fibre “plate bonding”

Richard Barton

Discusses the use of carbon fibre plates for strengthening concrete structures and research and development by Professor Urs Meier at The Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material…


Glass for buildings ‐ is it crystal‐clear?

B. Josey

Examines the use of glass for glazing in buildings, concentrating on the four basic types: ordinary annealed glass; toughened glass, laminated glass and wired glass. Claims that…


The technical requirements of the Home Energy Conservation Act

Stephen Todd

Reports on the work undertaken by the University of Salford on behalf of Warrington Borough Council to satisfy the technical requirements of the Home Energy Conservation Act…

Small urban spaces: part 8 ‐ protecting London squares

Richard Catt

This is the eighth article in the series concerned with small urban spaces and deals with the special problems and unique controls which affect squares and similar open spaces in…

External wall tiling defects in Hong Kong buildings: three defects diagnosis options examined

Danny Lomas

Reviews the use of three defect diagnosis options available to surveyors and engineers, with particular regard to high‐rise buildings in Hong Kong. Draws comparisons between the…


Devon Earth Building Association: cob and the Building Regulations

Tony Ley, Mervyn Widgery

Discusses the application of the English and Welsh Building Regulations to the form of earth‐walled buildings of the West Country commonly known as cob. Its aim is to provide…




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