Structural Survey: Volume 34 Issue 4/5


Table of contents

Guest Editors: Sara Wilkinson

The problem of clothes drying in new homes in the UK

Della Madgwick, Hannah Wood

The current focus on air tight construction to minimise energy use in homes in the UK requires analysis of the behaviour of the occupants. The purpose of this paper is to review…

Adaptive reuse of industrial heritage for cultural purposes in Beijing, Shanghai and Chongqing

Jie Chen, Bruce Judd, Scott Hawken

With the dramatic transformation of China‚Äôs industrial landscape, since the late 1990s, adaptive reuse of industrial heritage for cultural purposes has become a widely occurring…


Practical challenges of BIM education

Taija Puolitaival, Perry Forsythe

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is becoming the new norm in the AEC industry and also part of many construction project management (CPM) programmes. The purpose of this paper…


Research on the adoption barriers of the engineering construction standards in China

Wei Wang, Shoujian Zhang, Andrew Philip King

The engineering construction standards in China play an important role in protecting the safety of the construction projects. They are the basic principles that standardize the…


Developing a green maintainability framework for green walls in Singapore

Michael Y.L. Chew, Sheila Conejos

The use of green wall technology in green buildings is a growing trend; however, more research is required about their maintainability, taking into account that maintainability at…


Rehabilitation of Osborne Dam outlets

Michael J. Tumbare, Peter Makwarimba

The purpose of this paper is to communicate and share experiences with other dam designers, operators and maintenance officers arising from the rehabilitation of the Osborne Dam…

Thermal comfort analyses of naturally ventilated university classrooms

Baharuddin Hamzah, Muhammad Taufik Ishak, Syarif Beddu, Mohammad Yoenus Osman

The purpose of this paper is to analyse thermal comfort and the thermal environment in naturally ventilated classrooms. Specifically, the aims of the study were to identify the…

On-site construction productivity in Malaysian infrastructure projects

Serdar Durdyev, Syuhaida Ismail

The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors constraining the on-site construction productivity and measures for its improvement in Malaysian construction industry.




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