Structural Survey: Volume 24 Issue 5


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Does the price impact of flooding fade away?

Jessica Lamond, David Proverbs

Climate change will present many new challenges for professionals in the built environment. Observers have speculated that the increase in damage to property caused by more…


Tsunamis: Some pre‐emptive disaster planning and management issues for consideration by the construction industry

Low Sui Pheng, Benny Raphael, Wong Kwan Kit

Tsunamis are a rare but devastating form of natural disaster that has been documented since early civilization. Throughout history, many major tsunamis have impacted on the…


Failure probability of external wall tiling systems: An empirical study of weathering impacts

C.Y. Yiu, S.M. Lo, Daniel C.W. Ho

Tile finishes are very commonly used in external walls of buildings. However, the ageing process of the tile system is very seldom studied, which makes maintenance scheduling on…

The employers' perspective of the impact of RICS education reform on building surveying

Mike Hoxley, Sara Wilkinson

This paper seeks to present the second part of research funded by the RICS Education Trust to investigate the impact of the 2001 education reforms on Building Surveying. The first…


Construction performance comparison between conventional and industrialised building systems in Malaysia

M.R. Abdul Kadir, W.P. Lee, M.S. Jaafar, S.M. Sapuan, A.A.A. Ali

Labour usage represents one of the critical elements in the Malaysia construction industry due to severe shortage of local workers. This paper aims to present a construction…




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