Nothing is better than something

Author: Tim Ibell, James Norman and Oliver Broadbent

Date published

1 June 2020

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Nothing is better than something

The Structural Engineer
Nothing is better than something
Date published

1 June 2020

Author

Tim Ibell, James Norman and Oliver Broadbent

Price

Free

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Author

Tim Ibell, James Norman and Oliver Broadbent

Tim Ibell, James Norman and Oliver Broadbent challenge structural engineers to steer their clients away from a presumption of a new building.

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PDF
Pages:
1
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The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Climate change Refurbishment Retrofit Leadership Issue 6

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