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.
This article provides an overview of the recent refurbishment and upgrade of the IMAX cinema located in the Ronson Theatre at London's Science Museum, including discussion of the initial investigations of the existing structure.
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.