Strengthening of existing buildings: an introduction

Author: Lizzie Blaisdell Collins and Joe White

Date published

2 September 2021

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Strengthening of existing buildings: an introduction

The Structural Engineer
Author

Lizzie Blaisdell Collins and Joe White

Date published

2 September 2021

Author

Lizzie Blaisdell Collins and Joe White

Price

Standard: £9
Members/Subscribers: Free

Buy Now

This article discusses how strengthening an existing building can enable changes of use, achieve compliance with modern building codes, resist a previously unforeseen environmental load or increase resilience. It gives a broad description of some common strengthening options, as well as guidance on where to find more information.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
5
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Structural Design Climate change Safety Resilience Repair & Maintenance Construction management Technical Issue 9

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