Structural Survey: Volume 30 Issue 2


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Implications of rising groundwater level on structural integrity of underground structures – investigations and retrofit of a large building complex

Muhammad Tariq Amin Chaudhary

Groundwater levels (GWL) are rising in many cities in the world. The purpose of this study is to present the multi‐faceted approach adopted for examining the impact of a 3 m rise…

Cracks and stains on façade‐cladding made of carbonate rock thin panels

Ronan Hébert, Layla Beouch, Odile Fichet, Jean‐Philippe Bigas, Dominique Teyssié, Benoit Berthier, Jean‐Baptiste Prichystal

This paper aims to present a case study of some current disorders affecting the stone‐panels of façade claddings, i.e. cracking, spalling close to anchorage systems and staining…

Exploration of management practices for LEED projects : Lessons from successful green building contractors

Andrea Ofori‐Boadu, De‐Graft Owusu‐Manu, David Edwards, Gary Holt

Traditional management systems sometimes struggle to meet the unique demands of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) projects. Consequently, contractors have to…


External para‐aramid fibre – concrete reinforcement

Alan Richardson, Caroline Galloway

This research seeks to investigate the potential of using para‐aramid fibre fabric and yarn as an external reinforcement to existing structures. The purpose of this paper is to…

A review of rainwater harvesting in the UK

Alan Fewkes

The purpose of this paper is to provide a review of the technology, design and application of rainwater harvesting (RWH) systems in a UK context and identify areas of research and…




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