NEW - Appraisal of Existing Structures
Date & Time

2 December 2019
10:00 - 17:30

Location

47-58 Bastwick Street, London
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Price

Standard: (From) £333 + VAT

Members: (From) £261 + VAT

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NEW - Appraisal of Existing Structures


Course
Date & Time

2 December 2019
10:00 - 17:30

Location

47-58 Bastwick Street, London
View on Google Maps

Price

Standard: (From) £333 + VAT

Members: (From) £261 + VAT

Early booking discount Discounts Available

Availability Places Available

This course covers the appraisal of all types of existing building structures. The focus will be on initial visual appraisals, desktop assessments of structures and developing scopes for further non-destructive and intrusive investigations, including the use of new survey technologies.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Appraise an existing structure using visual techniques coupled with your knowledge of ‘how structures work’
  • Identify the nature, type and age of a building structure – and how best to source information on building structures
  • Recognise the current condition of a building structure and the key structural issues affecting the nature of the project going forward Set out recommendations for further investigation
  • Recognise how buildings were historically designed and specified – and what problems/limitations some structures may inherently have   

Tutor

Mike Rudd. Mike has over 35 years’ experience as a Consulting Structural Engineer representing institutional, private and public sector clients.

As a founding director of ACIES (now part of the RSK Group), Mike has worked on new build, refurbishment, alteration and asset enhancement projects up to £350 million in capital value.  He has acted as senior technical advisor for numerous funds and institutions and has been personally involved in the due diligence appraisal of over £5 billion worth of commercial, retail and industrial properties in the past 3 years alone including the £1.5 billion acquisition of the 52 storey Leadenhall Building, London (aka ‘the Cheesegrater) and the £600 million acquisition of Cannon Place London.

Mike has built up significant experience in compiling appraisal , feasibility , defect diagnosis and due diligence reports and has led design teams on extension, alteration and remediation schemes across many different types of building structure. He is also increasingly in demand as an Expert Witness on cases in the UK, Europe and Middle East – all of which require careful appraisal techniques.

As a director within the RSK Group he also works closely in house with materials scientists, testing facilities, laboratories and digital surveying specialists.

Presently Mike is a  Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers Business Practice Committee.

Intended for

Graduates through to recently chartered engineers who wish to improve their ability to appraise existing structures.

Entry criteria

None, however a familiarity with the Institution’s Appraisal of existing structures 3rd ed is recommended.

Associated publications 

  • Appraisal of existing structures 3rd ed.
  • Guide to surveys and inspections of buildings and associated structures

Many of our courses have an associated, Institution-published manual or guide.

Enjoy an exclusive 50% discount on a printed copy of the publications when you attend this course. Email your request to [email protected] before the course, attaching your Eventbrite ticket as proof of participation.

Please note change to date published in CPD 2019 brochure.

Contact

Email - [email protected]

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