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  • Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. 

    Begg, Paul D. (LexisNexis, 2003-10)
    BEGG, P.D., 2003. Fiduciary content in joint ventures and partnering contracts in the construction industry. Scottish Law & Practice Quarterly, 8 (4), pp. 272-288
    ‘Partnering’ is a co-operative arrangement in the construction industry which is commonly based on general expressions of trust, co-operation and good faith. However it seems that partnering parties can have negligible ...
  • A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2000)
    KISHK, M. and AL-HAJJ, A., 2000. A fuzzy model and algorithm to handle subjectivity in life cycle costing based decision-making. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 5(1-2), pp. 93-104
    A life cycle costing (LCC) algorithm that can effectively deal with judgmental assessments of input parameters is proposed. This algorithm is based on the fuzzy set theory and interval mathematics. The development of the ...
  • A Gemba Kaizen model based on BPMN for small-and medium-scale construction businesses in Nigeria. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (University of Johannesburg https://doi.org/10520/EJC-8503ec7a8, 2017-06-30)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2017. A Gemba Kaizen model based on BPMN for small-and medium-scale construction businesses in Nigeria. Journal of construction project management and innovation [online], 7(1), pages 1760-1778. Available from: https://doi.org/10520/EJC-8503ec7a8
    This article presents a demonstration of how gemba kaizen, which is continuous improvement in the workplace, can be implemented using business process modelling and notation (BPMN). The scope of the study is construction ...
  • 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, ...
  • Handling uncertain information in whole-life costing: a comparative study 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert (Palgrave MacMillan Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/palgrave.rm.8240126, 2002-07)
    KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A. and POLLOCK, R., 2002. Handling uncertain information in whole-life costing: a comparative study. Risk Management: An International Journal, 4(3), pp. 59-70
    A number of recently developed algorithms to handle uncertain information in whole life costing (WLC) are explained and validated in the context of two example applications. In the first example application, the proposed ...
  • Healthy city manifesto: can we afford to keep urban planning and design away from public health? 

    Zaman, Quazi Mahtab M. (Open House Press http://www.globalbuiltenvironmentreview.co.uk/Documents/8.3%20Commentary%20(final).pdf, 2013-11-01)
    MAHTAB-UZ-ZAMAN, Q.M. 2013. Healthy city manifesto: can we afford to keep urban planning and design away from public health? Global built environment review [online], 8(3), pages 3-10. Available from: http://www.globalbuiltenvironmentreview.co.uk/Documents/8.3%20Commentary%20(final).pdf
    Conventional notion and praxis of unravelling the discipline of 'urban planning and design' from 'built environment and health' [Corburn, 2004] has contributed to urban conditions unwieldy enough to question the liveability ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East. 

    Fardous, Isra'a; Bennadji, Amar
    FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A. [2019]. Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Journal of civil engineering and architecture [online], (accepted).
    Over the last three decades, The Middle East (ME) region has experienced rapid economic and infrastructure transformation. Most of the dwelling places have fully adopted western architectural trends ignoring both the ...
  • An innovative integrated approach to whole life costing. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2002)
    KISHK, M., Al-HAJJ, A. and POLLOCK, R., 2002. An innovative integrated approach to whole life costing. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 7(1), pp. 31-40
    A number of recently developed algorithms are combined to build an innovative integrated whole life costing approach. The integration process is based on the simple idea of breaking the decision-making process into a ...
  • Integrated FAHP-FPROMETHEE for thermal insulation of masonry buildings. 

    Seddiki, Mohammed; Anouche, Karima; Bennadji, Amar (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/F-05-2016-0057, 2018-02-01)
    SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Integrated FAHP-FPROMETHEE for thermal insulation of masonry buildings. Facilities [online], 36(3/4), pages 195-211. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/F-05-2016-0057
    Purpose: - The need for the thermal insulation of masonry buildings in Algeria is no longer debated. This paper proposes an integrated fuzzy multi-criteria decision aid method for the thermal insulation of masonry buildings ...
  • An investigation into the risk of construction project delays in the UAE. 

    Motaleb, Omayma; Kishk, Mohammed (IGI Global http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/jitpm.2013070104, 2013-07)
    MOTALEB, O. and KISHK, M., 2013. An investigation into the risk of construction project delays in the UAE. International Journal of Information Technology Project Management, 4 (3), pp. 50-65.
    The growing rate of delays in project delivery is considered a major criticism of the construction companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). This paper aims to investigate the causes and effects behind the delays pertaining ...
  • The legal content of partnering arrangements in the construction industry. 

    Begg, Paul D. (LexisNexis, 2003-07)
    BEGG, P.D., 2003. The legal content of partnering arrangements in the construction industry. Scottish Law and Practice Quarterly, 8 (3), pp. 179-196
    Successive reports into the construction industry have increasingly emphasised the importance of developing relationships based on trust between the contracting parties. This has led to the development of the co-operative ...
  • Maintaining access to architecture: a Scottish perspective. 

    McClean, David; Lamb, Neil; Curtis, Libby (AAE (Association of Architectural Educators) http://ingentaconnect.com/contentone/arched/char/2016/00000003/00000001/art00003, 2016-03-01)
    MCCLEAN, D., LAMB, N. and CURTIS, L. 2016. Maintaining access to architecture: a Scottish perspective. Charrette journal [online], 3(1), pages 19-28. Available from: http://ingentaconnect.com/contentone/arched/char/2016/00000003/00000001/art00003
    Widening access to education has been a central priority of the Scottish Government since 2010, with the objective of assisting those from disadvantaged backgrounds to enter higher education. Accordingly, the Scottish ...
  • Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2017-0095, 2018-08-14)
    VICTORIA, M.F. and PERERA, S. 2018. Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach. Built environment project and asset management [online], 8(5), pages 504-514. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2017-0095
    Purpose: The aim of this paper is to identify the carbon intensive building elements or 'carbon hotspots' of office buildings in order to maximize the carbon reduction potential during design stages. Design/methodology/approach: ...
  • Moisture transport and drying shrinkage properties of steel-fibre-reinforced-concrete. 

    Jafarifar, Naeimeh; Pilakoutas, Kypros; Bennett, Terry (Elsevier https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.09.039, 2014-10-13)
    JAFARIFAR, N., PILAKOUTAS, K. and BENNETT, T. 2014. Moisture transport and drying shrinkage properties of steel-fibre-reinforced-concrete. Construction and building materials [online], 73, pages 41-50. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2014.09.039
    Drying shrinkage has a serious impact on the structural and durability performance of concrete pavements. Shrinkage strain development and distress can only be fully understood by knowing the moisture transport and free ...
  • A multi-criteria group decision-making method for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings: the case of Algeria. 

    Seddiki, Mohammed; Anouche, Karima; Bennadji, Amar; Boateng, Prince (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.023, 2016-08-08)
    SEDDIKI, M., ANOUCHE, K., BENNADJI, A. and BOATENG, P. 2016. A multi-criteria group decision-making method for the thermal renovation of masonry buildings: the case of Algeria. Energy and buildings [online], 129, pages 471-483. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.08.023
    The future of masonry buildings with heritage values is certain - the investments in making such buildings energy-efficient during renovations to meet the energy consumption requirements will increase over the next decade. ...
  • Multi-storey residential buildings and occupant's behaviour during fire evacuation in the UK: factors relevant to the development of evacuation strategies. 

    Gerges, Michael; Penn, Sholto; Moore, David R.; Boothman, Chris; Liyanage, Champika (Emerald https://doi.org/10.1108/IJBPA-08-2017-0033, 2018-05-11)
    GERGES, M., PENN, S., MOORE, D., BOOTHMAN, C. and LIYANAGE, C. 2018. Multi-storey residential buildings and occupant's behaviour during fire evacuation in the UK: factors relevant to the development of evacuation strategies. International journal of building pathology and adaptation [online], 36(3), pages 234-253. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJBPA-08-2017-0033
    Purpose – The paper aims to investigate human behaviour during fire evacuations in multistorey residential buildings through a focus on the challenges and obstacles that occupants face. Any variations in response behaviours ...
  • The nature of mass masonry granite walling and the potential for retrofit internal wall insulation strategies. 

    Buda, Gerard; Taylor, Bruce J.; Bennadji, Amar (Henry Stewart Publications., 2013)
    BUDA, G., TAYLOR, B. and BENNADJI, A., 2013. The nature of mass masonry granite walling and the potential for retrofit internal wall insulation strategies. Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation, 2 (1), pp. 36-43.
    Traditional buildings constructed of solid granite walling that have timber framing with lath and plaster internal finish are not thermally efficient when compared with modern constructions. They are also termed ‘hard-to-treat’ ...