Structural Survey: Volume 22 Issue 1


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Which instruments should surveyors use to monitor moisture condition?

Ralph F. Burkinshaw

This paper discusses the concept of “monitoring” moisture content (MC) as a surveying aid in connection with appraisal of buildings and when assessing the drying out of buildings…


Towards improved construction waste minimisation: a need for improved supply chain integration?

Andrew R.J. Dainty, Richard J. Brooke

In recent years, economic, political and social pressures to adopt sustainable work practices have led to a renewed emphasis on developing effective waste minimisation measures…


Learning building pathology using computers – evaluation of a prototype application

Mark Shelbourn, Mike Hoxley, Ghassan Aouad

Building surveying employers are requiring graduates with a high level of cognitive and experiential skills to enable them to survey buildings directly after graduation with…

Maintainability of wet areas of non‐residential buildings

M.Y.L. Chew, Nayanthara De Silva, S.S. Tan

This paper discusses some important findings from a research project on the maintainability of wet areas of high‐rise non‐residential, buildings. The implications of six key…


Outsourcing and quality performance: Malaysia’s public works department

Abdul‐Rashid Abdul‐Aziz, Normah Ali

A brief quality assessment exercise conducted among officers of Malaysia's Public Works Department (PWD) on outsourced quantity surveying services affirmed the view that the…




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1983 – 2016

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