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Condition surveys for housing associations - some potential pitfalls and a survey of client experience

Construction Papers 68

Condition surveys for housing associations - some potential pitfalls and a survey of client experience

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Construction Management Supplement


Construction Papers


Identifies some of the potential pitfalls in the commissioning, execution and subsequent use of condition surveys. Suggests some fundamental issues which require consideration and clarification before embarking on a survey, and discusses the implications of poorly considered methodologies.


Marshall, D.


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