Structural Survey: Volume 9 Issue 4


Table of contents

Pre‐coated metal cladding – evaluating failures

David M. Howell

Outlines the history of pre‐coated metal cladding, its use and thecauses of failure. Discusses the process of manufacturing and the typesof coating available. Examines the causes…

Finishing off – using limewash and distemper in old buildings

Jane Schofield

Discusses the identification, treatment and application of theright finishes to early buildings, with particular emphasis onlime‐based materials. Examines the role of lime in…

Movements in masonry buildings

A.W. Hendry

Outlines the most common causes of movements in masonry buildings,how they should be avoided by design measures and, if cracking hasoccurred, how the cause may be identified…

Alderham farmhouse – the dismantling and re‐erection of a timber frame

Peter Ross

Describes the process of dismantling and re‐erecting Alderhamfarmhouse, a timber frame Grade II listed building.

Estate improvement – strategies for success

Hilary Davies

Summarizes the currently available strategies for success incarrying out improvements in the state of housing estates. Discusses thesymptoms of the degeneration and outlines the…

The ecowall timber frame system

Geoff Pitts

Describes the development, application and benefits of ecowall, anevolutionary but innovative concept in timber frame walling designed bythe Timber Research and Development…

Penthouse conversion in London′s West End

R.A. Shutler

Describes the conversion of the roof space of Bickenhall Mansionsin London W1 into 15 double height penthouses, coupled with an extrarenovation of the building and internal…



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1983 – 2016

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