Structural Survey: Volume 23 Issue 3


Table of contents

Identification and assessment of non‐traditional UK housing

Harry Harrison, Stephen Mullin, Barry Reeves, Alan Stevens

To summarise research undertaken by the BRE into the identification and condition assessment, of non‐traditional housing. During the 1980s, defects were discovered in the design…


Some lessons learned from post‐earthquake damage survey of structures in Bam, Iran earthquake of 2003

Ali Mehrabian, Achintya Haldar

Some lessons learned from post‐earthquake damage survey of structures affected by the Bam earthquake of December 26, 2003 in Iran are encapsulated in this paper. The Bam…


Closing the gap? Building surveyors in Oceania

Sara J. Wilkinson, Gillian Russell

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has implemented a policy to expand its influence around the world. Quantity or construction surveyors had an established…


Roof construction defects of medium‐rise buildings in sub‐tropical climates

Y.T. Lo, W.M. Leung, H.Z. Cui

Cracks in the roof parapet wall and damage to the waterproofing membrane are the common defects of roof construction that require frequent maintenance. This paper seeks to review…


Bond characteristics of structural polypropylene fibres in concrete with regard to post‐crack strength and durable design

A.E. Richardson

Seeks to examine the bond strength of a large range of structural polypropylene fibres, as used in concrete, to determine the most effective fibre capable of transmitting load…




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