Defects & Repair of Historic Steel Framed Buildings and Reinforced Concrete

Category: Talks & Lectures

This webinar, delivered by Enda McKenna of McFarland Consulting Ltd, will discuss the methods for accurately inspecting, testing and monitoring our deteriorating structures, why concrete & steel frame structures deteriorate and how to identify the early onset of defects on both reinforced concrete and brick/stone clad steel framed structures. Innovative remediation measures including cathodic protection, and case sudy examples will also be discussed. Case studies will include The Four Courts Dome, The Shelbourne Hotel Façades, and Castle Cornet Bridge, Guernsey. The talk will last approximately 45mins, with an opportunity to ask questions in a 15min Q&A.

Who should attend?

This webinar is for anyone who works with or cares for older and historic buildings. This would particularly benefit construction, heritage and architecture professionals, but could also be of interest to building owners and those responsible for maintenance and repair.

Topics Covered:

  • Inspecting, testing and monitoring
  • Remediation measures
  • Case study examples

Date: Thursday, 5th December 2024

Time: 1pm-2pm


1pm Defects & Repair of Historic Steel Framed Buildings and Reinforced Concrete Elements

1.45pm Q&A

The webinar is delivered using Microsoft Teams. When you book a place, before the session you will receive an email with a registration link to enable you to join the webinar.

Trainer Overview:

McFarland Consulting Ltd are an award-winning specialist civil/structural engineering consultancy who specialise in assessing, monitoring and extending the lifespan of existing buildings and structures. Enda McKenna is a Director at McFarland Consulting Ltd and is the current Chairman of the NI Concrete Society. He is a Chartered Civil Engineer with over 20 years of experience in the forensic investigation, assessment and remediation of defective and ageing structures throughout the UK and Ireland.





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