Author: Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures
3 April 2023
Collaborative Reporting for Safer Structures
The Structural Engineer, Volume 101, Issue 4, 2023, Page(s) 28-29
This month we present a report about the structural stability of cantilever glass infill panels between a steel post and handrail balustrade system at a high-level apartment block.
This month we present a report expressing concerns about a repeat failure of building cladding, in severe but not exceptional winds, that saw panels fall to the public street below.
David MacKenzie discusses the importance of structural safety in the design and construction phase and ways in which risks can be mitigated.