Structural Survey: Volume 15 Issue 2


Table of contents

Managing unoccupied buildings and sites

Peter Swallow

States that buildings may become unoccupied for a variety of reasons, and that some will be physically or functionally obsolete and may be beyond economic repair or adaptation…

Intelligent assessment of tree damage to residential buildings

Chimay J. Anumba, Darren Scott

States that trees often contribute to subsidence damage to low‐rise buildings, particularly in areas with shrinkable clay sub‐soils. Posits that engineers investigating subsidence…


The long‐term importance of education to raise safety levels and the implementation of the CDM regulations in the European building industry

G. Shabha, D. Rudge

Sets out to examine the need to educate professionals involved in all trades at all levels throughout the construction industry so that the industry as a whole becomes safety…


Thermal improvements in office refurbishment: a comparative study of current practice in Amsterdam, Hamburg, London, New York and Toronto

Sara Cook

Reveals the outcome of research into thermal improvements in commercial office refurbishment, comparing practice between Amsterdam, Hamburg, London, New York and Toronto. Sought a…




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1983 – 2016

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