Vertical extensions: technical challenges and carbon impact

Author: Jenny Pattison

Date published

4 May 2021

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Vertical extensions: technical challenges and carbon impact

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Jenny Pattison
Date published
4 May 2021
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Author

Jenny Pattison

Date published

4 May 2021

Author

Jenny Pattison

Price

Free

Jenny Pattison discusses the typical considerations that structural engineers face when seeking to add floors to an existing building, and the sustainability outcomes of potential solutions.

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Format:
PDF
Pages:
4
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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TSE Article Type Climate change Extension Construction management Issue 5

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