Structural Survey: Volume 30 Issue 4


Table of contents

“Plastic” repair of natural stone in Scotland: perceptions and practice

Clare Torney, Alan M. Forster, Craig J. Kennedy, Ewan K. Hyslop

The purpose of this paper is to address the issue of perceptions of suitability of different materials for a repair. The use of highly cementitious materials in the repair of…

Sustainability of solid brick walls with retrofitted external hemp‐lime insulation

Richard Griffiths, Steve Goodhew

Dwellings constructed before 1920 often had solid brick walls with poor thermal performance. Today there is a drive to reduce both energy demand and carbon dioxide production. The…


The new Construction Act: views and perceptions of construction industry stakeholders

Gary F. Sinden, James R. Mason, David G. Proverbs, Colin A. Booth

Part II of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 introduced major changes to the way in which construction contracts are administered. The payment and…


Re‐imagining existing architecture: Reflections on refurbishment in the age of sustainability

J.R. Mansfield

The purpose of this paper is to draw attention to the range of philosophical issues that can encourage practitioners toward a reflective and meditative consideration of…


Conceptualisation of the consultancy pricing paradox

De‐Graft Owusu‐Manu, Edward Badu, David J. Edwards, Michael Adesi, Gary D. Holt

Despite widespread demand for consultants and especially within the surveying profession, driving forces of service/pricing/quality are not fully understood and have received…




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