Author: Mathai Mathew
1 June 2021
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The article explores ways to justify reuse of existing structures through a thorough understanding of the original building structure, and engineer’s intent.
Stephen Fernandez discusses ways in which engineers can explore the potential to refurbish existing buildings instead of demolishing and building anew.
Fiona Cobb presents a brief guide to the key desk research required to understand the types of construction, likely structural capacities and latent defects of an existing building.