Structural Survey: Volume 18 Issue 1


Table of contents

A surveyor’s millennium review of building and design

H.S. Staveley

Presents the writer’s personal review of construction and design of mainly domestic buildings of the Second Millennium. After a brief historical commentary a summary of the main…


Assessment of ageing high alumina cement concrete

Andrew Dunster, Ian Holton

This paper reviews the techniques available for assessing the material characteristics and long‐term performance of high alumina cement concrete construction. The use of some of…


The missing link

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 and Bright (1999) and in…


Building regulation and sustainable housing. Part 1: a critique of Part L of the Building Regulations 1995 for England and Wales

Malcolm Bell, Robert Lowe

This paper presents a critique of the energy efficiency aspects of the Building Regulations for England and Wales as they relate to dwellings. It is argued that a significant…


A review of builder registration in the state of Victoria, Australia

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

Builders have a long history of a public perception of poor image and low quality products. Political and administrative demands for builder registration and tighter control of…


A factor approach to the analysis of components’ defects in housing stock

Femi Olubodun

This paper seeks to explore and detect underlying relationships between identifiable primary causes of defects in local authority housing stock with the view to identifying which…




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1983 – 2016

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Emerald Publishing Limited