Structural Survey: Volume 8 Issue 1


Table of contents

Structural surveys in Europe

M. Weatherhead

Discusses structural surveying in Europe pre‐1992 and theopportunities for UK firms to exploit the market afterwards. Outlinesthe expectations of the French client and the…

A large excavation at the New British Library

P. Ryalls, A. Stevens

Outlines the methods used to construct two basements at the newBritish Library, and the precautions taken to monitor and prevent groundmovement and related damage to adjacent…

A practical comment on condensation

D. Balmer

Discusses the conditions which cause condensation, and suggests thecorrect methods to alleviate the problem. Outlines the results ofexcessive condensation and explains solutions…

Fort George rehabilitation – Case study on timber strengthening

A. Cruden

Outlines the work necessary to refurbish a 200‐year‐old ancientmonument and category ′A′ listed building, for the purposes of providingupgraded facilities to suit the current…

Instruments for the survey of building engineering services

R. Rooley

Examines the equipment and skills necessary for the survey ofbuilding engineering services in existing buildings, and outlines theiruses. Argues the necessity in a survey to…

Carbonation and distressed concrete

Roel van Es

Discusses the properties of concrete and the process of carbonationwhich can lead to corrosion and its ultimate destruction. Outlines theconditions which lead to carbonation…


O. Luder

Discusses the practice of façading in modern architecture,declaring the threat it poses to creative new designs. Questions thereasoning behind its prevalence in approved designs…



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