Structural Survey: Volume 29 Issue 2


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The WW Gear case, conditions precedent and construction contracts

Steve Donohoe

This paper aims to look at the recent case of WW Gear Construction Ltd v. McGee Group Ltd (henceforth “WW Gear”) and the complex legal concept of a condition precedent in…


Extreme weather events and construction SMEs: Vulnerability, impacts, and responses

Gayan Wedawatta, Bingunath Ingirige, Keith Jones, David Proverbs

The UK experienced a number of Extreme Weather Events (EWEs) during recent years and a significant number of businesses were affected as a result. With the intensity and frequency…


Sustainable refurbishment: some practical regulatory hurdles

John R. Mansfield

The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to some of the practical difficulties that exist within the current regulatory framework that is guiding refurbishment practice with…


On‐site performance assessment of rendering façades for predictive maintenance

Inês Flores‐Colen, Jorge Manuel Caliço Lopes de Brito, Vasco Peixoto de Freitas

The purpose of this paper is to present a methodology in order to improve inspections' diagnosis during façades' service life through in‐service criteria. On‐site performance…

Non‐destructive testing as a tool in reinforced concrete buildings refurbishments

Giovanna Concu, Barbara De Nicolo, Luisa Pani

This paper aims to report a case study regarding the combined use of several non‐destructive techniques (NDTs) as a tool in the management of diagnosis and refurbishment of a…




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