Structural Survey: Volume 26 Issue 2


Table of contents

Quantifying the aesthetics of non‐conventional structures: A comparison between architects, engineers and non‐experts

Natheer Abu‐Obeid, Reem F. Hassan, Hikmat H. Ali

The purpose of the paper is to compare the aesthetic responses of three groups (architects, engineers and non‐experts) to a set of non‐conventional structures.

Precision refurbishment of buildings: a façade refurbishment case study

Arto Saari

The purpose of this paper is to develop a systematic refurbishment design procedure that allows precision refurbishment and thus enables the preservation of existing structures…


Work‐life balance in the Australian and New Zealand surveying profession

Sara J. Wilkinson

This paper aims to establish and illustrate the levels of awareness of work‐life balance policies within the surveying profession in Australia and New Zealand. The culture and…


A study of the use of a performance‐based approach to fire safety design in buildings

S.M. Lo, C.M. Zhao, K.K. Yuen

Traditionally, buildings are designed in accordance with prescriptive building and fire codes. Rapid urbanization causes an increase in urban population and commercial activities…


Implications of thermal and building integrity performance on buildability of a worker dormitories project

Sui‐Pheng Low, Junying Liu, John Lim

Where buildability is concerned, the six total building performance (TBP) mandates are seldom taken into consideration.. The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationship…




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