Structural Survey: Volume 31 Issue 2


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A simulation model for emergency evacuation time of a library facility using EVACNET4

Syed Ashraf Tashrifullahi, Mohammad A. Hassanain

The objectives of this article are to present the findings of a case study conducted to determine the optimal emergency egress time for the main library of King Fahd University of…

The decision in Jones v Ruth and its impact on the construction industry

Steve Donohoe

This paper aims to look at the recent UK Court of Appeal decision in Jones v Ruth and explores whether building works are capable of being construed as harassment by the Courts.


Motivations for energy efficiency refurbishment in owner‐occupied housing

Samantha Organ, David Proverbs, Graham Squires

The existing housing stock needs substantial adaptation to meet national and international carbon reduction targets. The largest proportion of housing is owner‐occupied, and will…


An investigation on daylighting performance in educational institutions

Tuğba İnan

The purpose of this research is to investigate natural illumination properties of one of the classrooms in the School of Architecture at Izmir Institute of Technology, located in…


Controlled relative humidity in crawl spaces: a new treatment methodology

J.M.P.Q. Delgado, V.P. de Freitas, A.S. Guimarães, C. Ferreira

Crawl space ventilation became essential to avoid moisture damage. Historical houses with wood floor and crawl spaces unventilated correctly often face problems of biological…




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1983 – 2016

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Emerald Publishing Limited