Structural Survey: Volume 25 Issue 5


Table of contents

Air‐tightness in the recent Part L of the Building Regulations: The case of buildings with metal envelopes

Bousmaha Baiche, Chris Kendrick, Ray Ogden

The purpose of this paper is based on recent research at Oxford Brookes University which explored how metal building envelopes can provide high levels of air‐tightness.


Energy conservation and building design: the environmental legislation push and pull factors

Kemi Adeyeye, Mohamed Osmani, Claire Brown

The purpose of this paper is threefold; to investigate the potential impact of energy conservation policies and legislation on building design; examine energy conservation…


Defects and rework in new build: an analysis of the phenomenon and drivers

James Sommerville

The purpose of this paper is to look at the continued media attention surrounding defects, and the resulting “rework”, in new build projects, especially homes.


The emerging importance of feminist research paradigms in built environment research

Sara J. Wilkinson, Pat Morton

This paper seeks to establish and demonstrate the relevance of feminist research methods within built environment research. While no one definition of feminist research exists…


Strength development of plain concrete compared to concrete with a non‐chloride accelerating admixture

Alan Richardson

The purpose of this paper is to show how the investigation into early strength gain of concrete will allow the contractor to speed up the construction process using in situ




Online date, start – end:

1983 – 2016

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited