Structural Survey: Volume 33 Issue 2


Table of contents

Building approval data and the quantification of sustainability over time: A case study of Australia and England

Sara Wilkinson

The fifth IPCC report on climate change concluded current progress to mitigate anthropocentric climate change is not making any impact. As the built environment emits 50 percent…

Evolution of the construction of Dublin City Council’s housing, with emphasis on wall construction

Daniel O'Neill, Louis Gunnigan, Peter Clarke

The purpose of this paper is to present information on the construction technology used to build Dublin City Council’s (DCC’s) housing stock, with an emphasis on wall…

Turning building renovation measures into energy saving opportunities

Navid Gohardani, Tord Af Klintberg, Folke Björk

– The purpose of this paper is to promote energy saving measures concurrent with major planned renovation/refurbishment in residential buildings.

Factors influencing the retrofitting of existing office buildings using Adelaide, South Australia as a case study

Toby Bruce, Jian Zuo, Raufdeen Rameezdeen, Stephen Pullen

The purpose of this paper is to explore the barriers preventing investment in the re-use of low-grade multi-storey building stock in order to identify attributes that determine…


Can soap be a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based thermal insulation?

Lee Read, Yusuf Arayici

Thermal insulation is important to achieve energy efficiency in a buildings’ lifespan while maintaining comfort. Traditionally, the majority of insulation in buildings is man-made…



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