Structural Survey: Volume 16 Issue 2


Table of contents

Fully digital survey systems for property

Roger de Boehmler

Realistic digital data entry and data handling is the key to unlocking the power of modern computer tools for all forms of building management functions. A survey system is needed…


Reducing the cost of subsidence damage despite global warming

R.C.J. Page

Much of the housing stock in the UK is built on shrinkable clay soils, particularly in the south‐east of the country. When the moisture content of the clay soils is reduced the…


The development of ground floor constructions: part IV (damp proofing methods)

James Douglas

Continues to examine the provision of damp proofing in ground floors. Shows that damp proof membranes only became mandatory in floors laid after the mid‐1960s. Examines the…


Assessing building façades using infra‐red thermography

M.Y.L. Chew

The applicability of infra‐red thermography for assessing building façades was studied. Results from the laboratory experiments highlight the importance of the environmental…


The environmental building

Pat Herbert

Focuses on a new, low‐energy, environmentally advanced building at the Building Research Establishment’s (BRE’s) site near Watford, UK. Notes that the building is part of an…




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1983 – 2016

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Emerald Publishing Limited