Structural Survey: Volume 30 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Building Adaptation and Sustainability

Guest Editors: Sara Wilkinson

Adapting from glorious past to uncertain future

Brian Wood, Max Muncaster

The purpose of this paper is to valuate existing building stock with respect to its contribution to a changing and uncertain future, especially in relation to energy performance.


Embedding energy saving policies in Dutch social housing

Nico Nieboer, Robert Kroese, Ad Straub

Many studies on policy implementation have emphasized the difficulties of putting policies into practice. This paper presents several ways in which Dutch social landlords…


Assessing retrofitted external wall insulation using infrared thermography

Joanne Hopper, John R. Littlewood, Tim Taylor, John A.M. Counsell, Andrew Michael Thomas, George Karani, Andrew Geens, Nick I. Evans

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the methodology and results of using thermography for pre‐retrofit (pre‐R:T) and post‐retrofit (post‐R:T) surveys undertaken to…


Energy‐led retrofitting of solid wall dwellings: technical and user perspectives on airtightness

Phil Banfill, Sophie Simpson, Victoria Haines, Becky Mallaband

Mechanical ventilation with heat recovery (MVHR) is increasingly being promoted in the UK as a means of reducing the CO2 emissions from dwellings, and installers report growing…


Restoration of Town Hall in Kolkata for adaptive reuse: a case study

Shivashish Bose

Practical conservation of heritage buildings in Kolkata started in the 1990s and the first restoration project was the Town Hall, a public building built by the British in 1813…




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