Structural Survey: Volume 17 Issue 2


Table of contents

Surveying the surveyors

Malcolm Hollis, Keith Bright

This research examines the perceived concern in the public arena about the quality of residential surveys and suggests a high rate of sub standard reporting within residential…


The development of ground floor constructions: part 7 (underfloor heating)

James Douglas

Summarises the evolution of underfloor heating in buildings. Examines the main types of underfloor heating systems in ground floors. Discusses the pros and cons of this method of…


Information modelling and integration in the construction industry: a novel approach

G. Aouad, M. Sun

In order to improve efficiency and enhance the integration of information within the construction industry, it is necessary to establish an appropriate information structure using…


Effectiveness of ISO 9000 in raising construction quality standards: some empirical evidence using CONQUAS scores

Low Sui Pheng, Tan Boon Kee, Allen Ang Aik Leng

To enhance and promote quality construction, the Construction Quality Assessment System (CONQUAS) was introduced in Singapore in 1989 to evaluate the quality performance of…


Hoopsafe beams to rectify subsidence damage in low‐rise buildings

Philip Webb

Ground movement is responsible for over 60 per cent of structural defects in low‐rise residential properties. Since 1971, insurance companies have been responsible for the…






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1983 – 2016

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