1 April 2020
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As his ‘Featured Article’ in the latest issue of Structures , Editor-in-Chief, Leroy Gardner, has selected an article that attempts to develop a volume loss fatality model for as-built and retrofitted clay brick unreinforced masonry buildings, using data from the 2010/11 Canterbury earthquakes in New Zealand.
Colin Jolly gives a personal perspective on perceived failings in the UK planning process, and sets out his recommendations for how these may be addressed.
This month's letters discuss the sustainability and fire safety of timber; seek information on the Institution's first female chartered member; and return to the topics of floor loadings and the cost of PI insurance.