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  • Delivering lower carbon urban transport choices: European ambition meets the reality of institutional (mis)alignment. 

    Gray, David; Laing, Richard Alexander; Docherty, Iain (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0308518X16662272, 2016-08-29)
    GRAY, D., LAING, R. and DOCHERTY, I. 2017. Delivering lower carbon urban transport choices: European ambition meets the reality of institutional (mis)alignment. Environment and planning A [online], 49(1), pages 226-242. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0308518X16662272
    Reducing carbon emissions from the transport sector has become a critical imperative for public policy as our understanding of the impacts of the mobility system on the environment has developed. This paper contrasts policy ...
  • Design and use of a virtual heritage model to enable a comparison of active navigation of buildings and spaces with passive observation. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Conniff, Anna; Craig, Tony; Galan-Diaz, Carlos Roberto; Scott, Stephen (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2007.02.006, 2007-09)
    LAING, R., CONNIFF, A., CRAIG, T., GALAN-DIAZ, C. and SCOTT, S., 2007. Design and use of a virtual heritage model to enable a comparison of active navigation of buildings and spaces with passive observation. Automation in Construction, 16(6), pp. 830-841
    Wide ranging and significant research in recent years has highlighted the need for greater levels of engagement with end users in planning and design of the built environment. This has been against a background of far ...
  • Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Malins, Julian Paul; Salman, Huda Shakir (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.011, 2014)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J., SALMAN, H., 2014. Development and testing of a design proctocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concepts stages with application to the built environment. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 22, pp. 108-119.
    Effective collaboration and maximum effort from stakeholders during the feasibility and concept design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value for the overall success of a building project, ...
  • Development of a computer mediated multidisciplinary design protocol and its application to the early architectural design stages. 

    Leon, Marianthi (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015-05)
    Effective multidisciplinary design collaboration and increased effort during the feasibility and early design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value and overall success of a built environment ...
  • Development of an urban as-built model: the case study of Aberdeen. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander; Loveday, Jake; McClean, David; Beattie, Sandy (Heriot-Watt University https://doi.org/10.24928/JC3-2017/0141, 2017-07-04)
    LEON, M., LAING, R., LOVEDAY, J., MCCLEAN, D. and BEATTIE, S. 2017. Development of an urban as-built model: the case study of Aberdeen. In Bosche, F., Brilakis, I. and Sacks, R. (eds). Lean and computing in construction congress 2017 (LC3) [online], vol 1: proceedings of the joint computing in construction conference (JC3), 4-7 July 2017, Heraklion, Greece. Edinburgh: Heriot-Watt University, pages 525-532. Available from: https://doi.org/10.24928/JC3-2017/0141
    This paper is focusing on the local strategic development plan for the city of Aberdeen, UK, and examines the initiation of applying a regeneration plan to the city centre. For that purpose, Aberdeen City Council commissioned ...
  • Embedding learner independence in architecture education: reconsidering design studio pedagogy. 

    McClean, David (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2009-05)
    The landscape of UK Higher Education has witnessed significant change in recent years, characterised by rapidly increasing numbers, widening participation, and a diminished per capita resource base. Developmental and ...
  • Energy efficiency improvements in traditional buildings: exploring the role of user behaviour in the hygrothermal performance of solid walls. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2016-08-01)
    HERRERA GUTIERREZ-AVELLANOSA, D. 2016. Energy efficiency improvements in traditional buildings: exploring the role of user behaviour in the hygrothermal performance of solid walls. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    Thermal improvement of traditional and historic buildings is going to play a crucial role in the achievement of established carbon emission targets. The suitable retrofit options for traditional buildings are, however, ...
  • An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. 

    Yin, Belle Chua Lee; Laing, Richard Alexander; Leon, Marianthi; Mabon, Leslie (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.03.024, 2018-03-29)
    YIN, B.C.L., LAING, R., LEON, M. and MABON, L. 2018. An evaluation of sustainable construction perceptions and practices in Singapore. Sustainable cities and society [online], 39, pages 613-620. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2018.03.024
    Environmental challenges and risks associated with climate change face all of our cities, and the construction industry has a major role to play in terms of changed practice. The Singaporean government has, over a period ...
  • Explorations of an urban intervention management system: A reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. 

    Miguel, Marta Alexandra Godinho; Laing, Richard Alexander; Zaman, Quazi M. M. (Intellect http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/D/bo23353147.html, 2016-04-01)
    MIGUEL, M.A.G., LAING, R. and ZAMAN, Q.M. 2016. Explorations of an urban intervention management system: A reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. In Caldwell, G.A., Smith, C. and Clift, E (eds.) Digital futures and the city of today: new technologies and physical spaces. Bristol: Intellect Ltd [online], chapter 11. Available from: http://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/D/bo23353147.html
    Concerns over how we plan and manage urban development have grown as a result of unpredictable and rapid conditional changes in postmodern cities. This chapter explores the shifting contexts of urban environments which ...
  • Explorations on an urban interventions management system: a reflection on how to deal with urban complex systems and deliver dynamic change. 

    Miguel, Marta Alexandra Godinho (Robert Gordon University The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2015)
    How we plan and manage urban development has become an increasingly complex challenge due to unpredictable and rapid conditional changes in postmodern cities. This in turn calls for a paradigm shift in the way we understand ...
  • Exploring visual asset management collaboration: learning from the oil and gas sector. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Fleming, Claire; Laing, Richard Alexander (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/abstracts-results.php?s=33rd Annual ARCOM Conference&b=b, 2017-09-04)
    LEON, M., AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D., FLEMING, C. and LAING, R. 2017. Exploring visual asset management collaboration: learning from the oil and gas sector. Presented at the 33rd Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 4-6 September 2017, Cambridge, UK. Cambridge: ARCOM [online], pages 765-774. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/5f524baa70ec1d0c7cdfafec96acc7e9.pdf
    Visual Asset Management (VAM) is defined as a visual, collaborative and cloud-based database application for project sharing, viewing, delivery, operation and maintenance. VAM provides a platform that contains multiple ...
  • A framework for knowledge capture and recovery in whole life costing practice. 

    Tobin, Ndibarafinia Young (Robert Gordon University The Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Build Environment, 2017-10-25)
    TOBIN, N.Y. 2017. A framework for knowledge capture and recovery in whole life costing practice. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.
    In spite of the benefits of implementing whole life costing technique as a valuable approach for comparing alternative building designs allowing operational cost benefits to be evaluated against any initial cost increases ...
  • Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David (SAGE http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0269094214521980, 2014-02)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R. and GRAY, D., 2014. Governance and policy challenges of implementing urban low-carbon transport initiatives. Local Economy, 29 (1-2), pp. 129-140.
    Emissions from transport represent a quarter of Scotland’s total. Action to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions from transport has been criticized for being limited, poorly integrated with other areas of policy, ...
  • Home making and identity: a psychology of personality processes in North East Scotland. 

    Townsend, Leanne (The Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2010-11)
    This thesis investigates the roles of identity and personality in the home making process. Well-known approaches to identity typically define context in social or temporalterms, largely neglecting the physical environment. ...
  • How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander (Emerald Group Publishing Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0010, 2013-07)
    LAING, R., 2013. How to save a theatre: The Orpheum, Vancouver. Structural Survey, 31 (5), pp. 355-367.
    Purpose - This paper concerns the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, which survived the threat of major internal demolition and rebuilding during the 1960s and early 1970s. The building has subsequently undergone significant ...
  • Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. 

    Wilson, Grant; Kishk, Mohammed; Laing, Richard Alexander (World Academic Publishing. http://dx.doi/org/10.5963/PHF0202009, 2013-06)
    WILSON, G., KISHK, M. and LAING, R., 2013. Identifying sustainability requirements in the refurbishment of hospitals: the built estate, models of care, and the challenge of adaptation planning. Public Health Frontier, 2 (2), pp. 114-121.
    Public spending across the United Kingdom is facing unprecedented challenges as a result of the economic downturn. Nowhere is this more keenly felt than the interface between the National Health Service (NHS) and the ...
  • The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education. 

    Salman, Huda Shakir (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment, 2011-06)
    This thesis aims to explore the potential impact of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) as a conceptual design tool on the design methodology of final year students. Many design studies have focused on sketching and ...
  • The impact of computer aided architectural design programs on conceptual design in an educational context. 

    Salman, Huda Shakir; Laing, Richard Alexander; Conniff, Anna (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2014.02.002, 2014-07)
    SALMAN, H. S., LAING, R. and CONNIFF, A., 2014. The impact of computer aided architectural design programs on conceptual design in an educational context. Design Studies, 35 (4), pp. 412-439.
    Little research has been undertaken concerning the manner in which students use computer aided architectural design (CAAD) programs for conceptual design. The research aim was to explore the potential impact of CAAD ...
  • The impact of digitalisation on the management role of architectural technology. 

    Harty, James (Robert Gordon University Scott Sutherland School of Architecture & Built Environment, 2012-05)
    Building information modelling (BIM) is not only an authoring tool for architects and engineers, but also an analysis tool for all stakeholders in the supply chain procurement process. Analysis tools such as the code ...
  • Integrating rapid 3D data collection techniques to support BIM design decision. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Leon, Marianthi; Mahdjoubi, Lamine; Scott, Jonathan R. (Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.012, 2014)
    LAING, R., LEON, M., MAHDJOUBI, L. and SCOTT, J., 2014. Integrating rapid 3D data collection techniques to support BIM design decision. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 22, pp. 120-130.
    In recent years, there have been rapid developments in techniques available to capture three dimensional data with regards to the existing built environment. Such technologies support the collection of both large scale ...