Author: J. Miller (Ramboll)
5 January 2015
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J. Miller (Ramboll)
In response to the need for particular professional skills when working on heritage assets in the UK, the principal construction professions have formed schemes for accrediting those professionals in architecture, building surveying and civil and structural engineering who have the necessary skills. This article provides details on the schemes.
Geoff Clifton describes the use of concrete as a major constituent of repair work performed on English cathedrals in the 20th century, but raises concerns about the long-term problems this use may result in.
Letters this month include discussion on the role of professional institutions, lessons from history, building relationships effectively and late payment of fees.