Structural Survey: Volume 33 Issue 4/5


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The effect of physical environment comfort on employees’ performance in office buildings: A case study of three public universities in Malaysia

Azlan Shah Ali, Shirley Jin Lin Chua, Melissa Ee-Ling Lim

Maintaining a comfortable physical environment in the workplace is claimed to be vital as it will create a “healthier” building with optimum environmental conditions, which enable…


Restoration of historical timber building: a Malaysian case study

Umi Kalsum Zolkafli, Zahiriah Yahya, Norhanim Zakaria, Farid Wajdi Akashah, Azlan Shah Ali

– The purpose of this paper is to identify the most influential buildings elements in term of the cost for timber restoration works.


Framework model for post-occupancy evaluation of school facilities

Mohammad A. Hassanain, Ali Iftikhar

The purpose of this paper is to present an IDEF0 framework model for the post-occupancy evaluation of school facilities, and the findings of a case study to demonstrate the…


Rehabilitation of renders of old buildings in Portugal: Survey, supporting methodology proposal and case study

Carmo Gonçalves de Carvalho, Inês Flores-Colen, Paulina Faria

– The purpose of this paper is to present a proposal for a methodology to support the rehabilitation project of renders of old buildings.

An integrated fire safety assessment of a student housing facility

Muizz O. Sanni-Anibire, Mohammad A. Hassanain

The purpose of this paper is to present an integrated approach to fire safety assessment, through combining the outcomes of a checklist tailored to the requirements of the…


Double skin façade (DSF) technologies for UK office refurbishments: A systemic matchmaking practice

Francesco Pomponi, Poorang A. E. Piroozfar

– The purpose of this paper is to establish how UK offices and double skin façade (DSF) technologies can be best matched for refurbishment purposes.

Selection of site supervisors to optimize construction project outcomes

Yean Yng Ling, Fenni Tan

It is important to recruit site supervisors with the right attributes as they play an important role in raising construction productivity and improving project outcomes. The…



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