The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 90 (2012) > Issues > Issue 1 > Advanced composites for façade retrofit
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Advanced composites for façade retrofit

The authors discuss the suitability of replacing worn out building envelopes with façades made from fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) materials as a quick solution to extending the life of the structure.

Author(s): P Gates, T. Ibell, A. Darby and M. Evernden (Dept. of Architecture and Civil Engineering, University of Bath) M.Kragh (FSFE ARUP, Italy)