The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 93 (2015) > Issue 6 > Conservation compendium. Part 7: Imposed load in historic buildings: assessing what is real
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Conservation compendium. Part 7: Imposed load in historic buildings: assessing what is real

This article looks at some aspects of floor loading and how its application has changed for the better. It encourages a careful consideration of loadings to avoid unnecessary and irreversible loss of fabric through the application of significant strengthening schemes, cutting away existing historic framing.

Author(s): I. Hume (formerly English Heritage) and J. Miller (Ramboll)