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  • 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’ ...
  • Optimisation of wind turbine inspection intervals. 

    Andrawus, Jesse A.; Watson, John; Kishk, Mohammed; Gordon, Heather (Multi-Science Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/030952408786411921, 2008-10)
    ANDRAWUS, J. A., WATSON, J., KISHK, M. and GORDON, H., 2008. Optimisation of wind turbine inspection intervals. Wind Engineering, 32 (5), pp. 477-490.
    The choice of correct inspection intervals poses a serious challenge to industries that utilise physical assets. Too short an interval increases operational cost and waste production time while too long an interval increases ...
  • Parametric embodied carbon prediction model for early stage estimating. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.044, 2018-03-07)
    VICTORIA, M.F. and PERERA, S. 2018. Parametric embodied carbon prediction model for early stage estimating. Energy and buildings [online], 168, pages 106-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.044
    The focus of carbon management is shifting from operational carbon to embodied carbon as a result of the improved operational energy efficiency of buildings. Measuring and managing embodied carbon right from the early ...
  • Post-cracking tensile behaviour of steel-fibre-reinforced roller-compacted-concrete for FE modelling and design purposes. 

    Jafarifar, Naeimeh; Pilakoutas, Kypros; Angelakopoulos, Harris; Bennett, Terry (IETcc-CSIC https://doi.org/10.3989/mc.2017.06716, 2017-03-22)
    JAFARIFAR, N., PILAKOUTAS, K., ANGELAKOPOULOS, H. and BENNETT, T. 2017. Post-cracking tensile behaviour of steel-fibre-reinforced roller-compacted-concrete for FE modelling and design purposes. Materiales de construccion [online], 67(326), article ID e122. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3989/mc.2017.06716.
    Fracture of steel-fibre-reinforced-concrete occurs mostly in the form of a smeared crack band undergoing progressive microcracking. For FE modelling and design purposes, this crack band could be characterised by a stress-strain ...
  • (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. 

    Tait, Elizabeth; Laing, Richard Alexander; Grinnall, Andy; Burnett, Simon M.; Isaacs, John (SAGE https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306, 2016-03-11)
    TAIT, E., LAING, R., GRINNALL, A., BURNETT, S. and ISAACS, J. 2016. (Re)presenting heritage: laser scanning and 3D visualisations for cultural resilience and community engagement. Journal of information science [online], 42(3), pages 420-433. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0165551516636306
    Cultural heritage is increasingly being viewed as an economic asset for geographic areas who aim to capitalise in the surge in interest in local history and heritage tourism from members of the public. Digital technologies ...
  • Remnants of Scottish stone architecture in Nova Scotia. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Scott, Jonathan R. (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13527258.2011.583669, 2011-07)
    LAING, R. and SCOTT, J., 2011. Remnants of Scottish stone architecture in Nova Scotia. International Journal of Heritage Studies, 17 (5), pp. 478-496.
    During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, thousands of Scottish emigrants travelled to Canada. This paper concerns those buildings which were designed and constructed by Scottish settlers, utilising skills and materials ...
  • Rethinking construction cost overruns: cognition, learning and estimation. 

    Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Smith, Simon D. (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-06-2013-0027, 2014)
    AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D. and SMITH, S. D., 2014. Rethinking construction cost overruns: cognition, learning and estimation. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 19 (1), pp. 38-54.
    Purpose: Drawing on mainstream arguments in the literature, the paper presents a coherent and holistic view on the causes of cost growth, and the dynamics between cognitive dispositions, learning and estimation. A cost ...
  • A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar (WASET https://waset.org/publications/10009816, 2018-11-26)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials. International journal of civil, environmental, structural, construction and architectural engineering [online], 12(11), pages 1113-1119. Available from: https://waset.org/publications/10009816
    Construction Industry has been evolving since the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM). This technological process is unstoppable; it is out to the market with remarkable case studies of solving the long ...
  • Skills development for retrofitting a historic listed building in Scotland. 

    Abdel-Wahab, Mohamed; Bennadji, Amar (OUP https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctt043, 2013-06-19)
    ABDEL-WAHAB, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2013. Skills development for retrofitting a historic listed building in Scotland. International journal of low-carbon technologies [online], 10(4), pages 347-353. Available from: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctt043
    With the current aim for a low carbon economy in Scotland, it becomes imperative to ensure that there are adequate workforce skills available to support meeting this aspiration. As such, the Scottish Government has developed ...
  • Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. 

    Saraoui, Selma; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar; Attar, Abdelghani (University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980, 2018-10-02)
    SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and ATTAR, A. 2018. Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 571-584. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980
    The present work aims to demonstrate that a topological characterization of architectural space would amount to a presence and a participation of sound. In other words, the sound, itself and similarly to the human body, ...
  • A structured model for performance assessment in property management. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Pollock, Robert; Atta, Jummai (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built & Natural Environment, 2005)
    KISHK, M., POLLOCK, R. and ATTA, J., 2005. A structured model for performance assessment in property management. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 10(3), pp. 159-169
    There has been a dearth of material on property performance to aid property management practices. Besides, there is a seeming lack of structured processes for carrying out the performance measurement of properties. Basic ...
  • Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Tabet Aoul, Kheira Anissa; Bennadji, Amar (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2003.09.001, 2003-11-27)
    BELAKEHAL, A. TABET AOUL, K. and BENNADJI, A. 2004. Sunlighting and daylighting strategies in the traditional urban spaces and buildings of the hot arid regions. Renewable energy [online], 29(5), pages 687-702. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2003.09.001
    In hot arid regions, sunlighting is an essential consideration to achieve an environmentally conscious architecture. This paper aims to identify the sunlighting strategies and their resulting typology in some urban spaces, ...
  • Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. 

    Zaman, Quazi Mahtab M.; Laing, Richard Alexander (Hindawi Publishing Corporation. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/783792, 2013-09)
    ZAMAN, Q. M. M. and LAING, R., 2013. Sustainable approach to regenerating residential form and density: case in Dhaka. Urban Studies Research, Volume 2013, Article ID 783792.
    This paper presents principles and praxis of sustainable approach to maintaining targeted “residential regeneration by density” yet achieving innovations in urban form in a contextual scenario of Dhaka City, the capital ...
  • Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. 

    Fardous, Isra'a; Bennadji, Amar (IAPS https://iaps-association.org/publications/iaps-bulletin/, 2015-11-10)
    FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A. 2015. Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Bulletin of people-environmental studies [online] 43, pages 28-33. Available from: http://issuu.com/iaps-association/docs/bulletin_43_issuu
    With relation to the communities' shift in the ME from being mainly concerned of adapting and maintaining quality of life correlated with ATA, towards global trends adaptation, the presence of ATA has been a significant ...