Structural Survey: Volume 9 Issue 3


Table of contents

Grounds for concern: landsliding in Great Britain

David K.C. Jones

Discusses the 1984 study review by the Department of theEnvironment of existing knowledge regarding landslipping in GreatBritain. Reviews the background to the study and presents…

BREEAM – a step towards environmentally friendlier buildings

Josephine J. Prior

Outlines the development of the Building Research EstablishmentEnvironmental Assessment Method (BREEAM), and discusses the operatingprocess behind the first version BREEAM 1/90…

Thatch surveys

Jack Dodson

Discusses the thatching industry, looking at the main thatchmaterials together with their characteristics, to provide a briefanalysis of how thatch works, in particular its water…

Structural surveys: managing the “ability gap”

Peter Barrett

Gives the results of a survey in which the principal determinantsof the ability levels of individual construction professionals wereidentified. Highlights variations in the…

Radon – how dangerous is it?

J.H. Fremlin

Discusses the radioactive gas radon, highlighting various methodsof experimentation carried out in order to assess the actual health riskassociated with the gas. Explores the…

High alumina cement concrete in construction

P.L. Pratt

Discusses the use of high alumina cement concrete (HAC) in theconstruction industry, highlighting both its advantages anddisadvantages. Outlines its strengths and uses, and…



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