Structural Survey: Volume 17 Issue 3


Table of contents

Death‐watch beetle and its treatment

Chris Wood

Reviews EC funded “Woodcare” project conference held in London in September 1998. The research project studied the behaviour of the death‐ watch beetle and investigated why…

Survey of surveys: dampness

Malcolm Hollis

Research is being carried out into the performance of surveyors undertaking a Homebuyer Report. The background to that research was published in Hollis, M. and Bright, K. (1999)…


Conservation maintenance management ‐ establishing a research agenda

Nigel Dann, Derek Worthing, Stephen Bond

This paper examines some of the key aspects of the process of maintenance management of the built cultural heritage. It is primarily based on responses to a questionnaire from a…


Radon and remedial issues

D.W. Dixon, C. Scivyer

The Government has recognised the significance of exposures in houses to the natural radioactive gas radon and has over the past decade initiated various campaigns in conjunction…


A comparison of defects in houses constructed by owners and registered builders in the Australian State of Victoria

J. Georgiou, P.E.D. Love, J. Smith

The lack of attention to quality control by house builders in the Australian State of Victoria has been a contentious issue for more than two decades. In an attempt to improve the…


Evaluation of defect influencing factors in public housing in the UK

Femi Olubodun, Trevor Mole

This paper sets out to analyse and interpret factors which bear upon building components and to explore underlying relationships among the number of building components forming a…




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