Structural Survey: Volume 32 Issue 1


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Complex system modeling on establishment of construction standard system

Zhi Sun, Shoujian Zhang

The complexity of the construction standards affects the relevance between the system internal elements. Therefore, research on the systematic effect can make the construction…


Asset Management of low-zero carbon technology in social housing

Jim Kempton

Households account for 27 per cent of the UK's total CO2 emissions therefore addressing housing energy efficiency has become a priority. Low-zero carbon technologies (LZCTs) for…


Measuring evaporation distribution of mud brick and rammed earth

Enrico Fodde, Kunio Watanabe, Yukiyasu Fujii

Salt weathering is one of the most common agents of decay of Central Asian earthen sites and is in function of water evaporation from the wall surface. Soon after excavation the…

The importance of embodied energy in carbon footprint assessment

Zaid Alwan, Paul Jones

The construction industry has focused on operational and embodied energy of buildings as a way of becoming more sustainable, however, with more emphasis on the former. The purpose…


Research measurement of knowledge advances in building maintenance issues

Jorge Falorca, R. Calejo Rodrigues, R. Mendes da Silva

The purpose of this paper is to assess the general progress of Building Maintenance knowledge, to ascertain the growth of the whole body of literary production, and to determine…



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