Forthcoming content

A selection of articles and real-world case studies scheduled for Volume 13 of Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation - consisting of four 100-page issues in both print and online - includes:

  • Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC): Mere existence does not spell disaster
    Trevor Rushton, Group Chairman, Watts Group
  • The stonework and structural repair project at Fyvie Castle
    Annie Robertson, RICS Accredited Building Conservation Surveyor and Project Director, Fyvie Castle, Major Conservation Project, National Trust for Scotland
  • Should Part II of Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 be amended to allow any point of difference between a residential occupier and a contractor to be adjudicated rather than litigated?
    Matt Fedigan, Co-Founder & Director, Domec Professional Services
  • Professional indemnity insurance for architects – not so ‘professional’ after all?
    Anthony Le, Head Commercial Litigation Solicitor, Smooth Commercial Law
  • An investigation into the vapour permeability and durability of natural renders on an earthen wall system
    Jim Carfrae, Associate Lecturer, University of Plymouth
  • The current skills shortage that is currently crippling the asbestos industry
    Nicky Honing
  • The Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992: a useful tool or a blunt one?
    James Brenan, Solicitor, Spencer West
  • How to effectively employ preventative maintenance and early investigative works on roofs
    Mark Fisher, General Manager, Garland UK
  • Inclusive environments: Access to commercial property, goods and services - Disability specific access requirements
    Adrian Tagg, Associate Professor in Building Surveying, University of Reading
  • Hygrothermal risk assessment of external wall insulation retrofit to non-traditional wall types in an Irish context-using the glaser method and numerical modelling
    Gareth Mc Donnell, Senior Architectural Technologist, O'Shaughnessy + Associates, Joseph Little, Head of Construction and Building Performance, School of Architecture, Building and Environment, Technological University Dublin
  • Upgrading the energy efficiency of listed buildings in a changing climate
    Martina Pacifici, Senior Associate, ADAM Architecture
  • Structural drying techniques following penetrating damp issues or escape of water
    Alan James, Dantherm Group
  • Invasive invaders: Japanese Knotweed and non-native species in our homes
    Daniel Docking, Technical Manager, Property Care Association
  • Condensation risk analysis and when to use dynamic simulation tool
    Umendra Singh, Product Sustainability Lead, North Europe, Soprema Group
  • The changes on PART L and the importance of correct product identification
    Laura Katon, Specification Manager -South East, Unilin Insulation
  • Enabling the local delivery of domestic retrofit at scale
    Rachel Owens, Co-Director, National Retrofit Hub
  • Walsh v PSB
    Richard Webber, Partner & Head of Property Disputes, RLS law
  • Retrofitting at scale using archetypes
    Naomi Grint, Passivhaus designer and assistant certifier, Etude
  • The impact of the Building Safety Act on waterproofing
    Laura Beveridge, Duty Holder Design Manager, Visqueen
  • The new building regulations - Energy Assessments, Part L and Part O
    Sean Mills, Technical Manager, Build Energy
  • Flood testing facilities: What have we learned?
    Andy Tagg and David Ramsbottom, Technical Director, Flood and Water Management, HR Wallingford
  • Impact protection using novel fibre reinforced concrete
    Alan Richardson, Associate Professor, Michelle Littlemore, Assistant Professor, Northumbria University, and Harry Toase, Section Engineer, Balfour Beatty Vinci HS2
  • Surface waterproofing as a means of controlling water ingress into masonry walls
    Henry Zhu, Department of Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering, UCL