Structural Survey: Volume 16 Issue 1


Table of contents

More pitfalls for the surveyor

Richard Oxley

Highlights a recent decision in a County Court case (The Alexander Collections Ltd v. Martin and Lacey) which illustrates the legal implications of surveying historic buildings…


Domestic subsidence insurance claims ‐ is there a role for the chartered building surveyor?

Andrew Bussey, Michael Hoxley

This paper presents the findings of a research project which investigates the market for the chartered building surveyor to act as the “panel expert” for insurance companies in…


Concrete building project

Margo Cole

In March, Construction Minister Nick Raynsford officially launched the biggest and most ambitious concrete research programme in the world. The European Concrete Building Project…


The development of ground floor constructions: part III (damp proofing materials)

James Douglas

Continues to explore the development of ground floors in residential buildings and extends the study to other property types. Shows that the provision of damp proofing for ground…


Better doors and windows for the elderly and disabled

Stephen L. Garvin

Many elderly people and people with disabilities, who form a significant part of society, are unable to use doors and windows due to the physical effort required. Research at BRE…


Difficulties with modern pitched roof coverings

A. Hunter‐Cairns, J. Stewart Stirling

Examines modern roof coverings and their associated problems over the past decade. Discusses the designers’ and suppliers’ dependence on and compliance with British Standards…


Repair methods for tile‐clad buildings in Hong Kong

Hilary Davies

A popular façade treatment for buildings in Hong Kong is tile cladding. It is used for the majority of low and high‐rise residential buildings and the less expensive office…




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