TJ1 From Anatomy to Performance – Current research into nineteenth-century building services of the Palace of Westminster

14:00 - 14:45

The Houses of Parliament is facing a major refurbishment, which provides the unique opportunity to re-examine the original 19th-century stack-ventilation system and explore how far it could be re-utilised.

  • Combining building surveys with archival research and technical analysis
  • Anatomical reconstruction of original systems
  • Re-examining historic performance
  • New insights into the historic methods of Building Performance Evaluations




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