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Discusses the differences in approach between project management inthe United Kingdom and in Europe, emphasizing the importance of theconsultant due to differences in professional specialization on thecontinent. Explains the responsibilities of the project manager,touching on planning and...
Outlines the opportunities for building surveyors in Poland asdiscovered by the Bureau of European Building Consultants and ExpertsBEBCE on their visit to Warsaw in 1991. Discusses the new Poland inthe light of recent building contracts, the pace of change in the Warsaweconomy, modernization of...
Discusses the radioactive gas radon and its effects on the legalobligations of surveyors and other professionals concerned with thedesigning, refurbishment and appraisal of dwellings. Presents anoverview of the problem of radon, concentrating on health issues andsummarizing both its measurement...
Discusses the investigation, assessment and refurbishment of 20highrise and 26 mediumrise large panel system blocks by BrianMoorehead and Partners, for the London Borough of Waltham Forest, fromthe viewpoint of the consulting engineer. Details the five stages of theinvestigations an initial...
Explores the causes, outcomes and remedies of cladding failure inits many forms, from life threatening component separation and glassbreakage, to costly water intrusion and air infiltration problems.Demonstrates the cumulative effect of errors commonly made during thespecification, design and...
Discusses the causes of damp following the insertion of a remedialdampproof course and the methods which can be used to detect andprevent it. Details hygroscopic and capillary moisture, the componentsof the total moisture content of masonry and the uses of a moistureprofile with which to measure...
Outlines the extensive survey of the 42 Anglican and 19 RomanCatholic Cathedrals in England undertaken by the author in 1991.Describes the six sections of the survey reports factual matters, whichincluded names and addresses of incumbents, architects, etc. and thephysical construction of the...
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