Structural Survey: Volume 34 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: 1st International Symposium on Building Pathology 2015

Guest Editors: Vasco Peixoto de Freitas and João M.P.Q. Delgado

Development of a decision support tool for sustainable renovation – a case study

Linus Malmgren, Stefan Elfborg, Kristina Mjörnell

Building owners are encouraged to reduce the energy consumption both in order to contribute to national energy saving goals and to reduce the costs of heating and operation of…

Hygrothermal analysis of historic buildings: Statistical methodologies and their applicability in temperate climates

Hugo Entradas Silva, Fernando M.A. Henriques

The purpose of this paper is to verify the applicability and efficiency of two statistical methods to obtain sustainable targets of temperature and relative humidity in historic…

Drying behaviour and microbial load after water damage

Andreas Zegowitz, Anna Renzl, Wolfgang Hofbauer, Joerg Meyer, Hartwig Kuenzel

The water damage in buildings because of leaking pipes and increasingly because of floods and severe weather require professional help. Methods for improved repair and remediation…

Rising damp in Portuguese cultural heritage – a flood risk map

Raquel Boinas, Ana Sofia Guimarães, João M.P.Q. Delgado

The purpose of this paper is to present a critical review of a criterion of risk, created to assess the flood risk of the international heritage building. In order to evaluate…

Cracks on ETICS along thermal insulation joints: case study and a pathology catalogue

Sara Stingl de Freitas, Vasco Peixoto de Freitas

The purpose of this paper is to present a case study of cracks on external thermal insulation composite systems (ETICS) along the thermal insulation joints and the information…

Assessment of historic buildings by radar techniques

Mariella De Fino, Albina Scioti, Rocco Rubino, Fabio Fatiguso

The purpose of this paper is to discuss methodological guidelines and operation protocols for the assessment of historic buildings by radar techniques, as decision-making support…



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