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  • 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 ...
  • Thermal upgrading. 

    Dignan, Michael (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/news/journals/building-surveying-journal/building-surveying-journal-octobernovember-2016/, 2016-09-12)
    DIGNAN, M. 2016. Thermal upgrading. Building surveying journal [online], Oct/Nov 2016, pages 10-11. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/news/journals/building-surveying-journal/building-surveying-journal-octobernovember-2016/
    The author looks at how the non-standard construction characteristics of a Scottish housing association's properties pose challenges for refurbishment.
  • Toward a systemic view to cost overrun causation in infrastructure projects: a review and implications for research. 

    Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D.; Love, Peter E. D.; Smith, Simon D.; Ackermann, Fran
    AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D., LOVE, P.E.D., SMITH, S.D. and ACKERMANN, F. 2017. Toward a systemic view to cost overrun causation in infrastructure projects: a review and implications for research. Project management journal [online], 48(2), pages 88-98. Available from: http://www.pmi.org/learning/library/systemic-view-cost-overrun-causation-infrastructure-projects-10703
    Infrastructure cost overruns receive significant amount of attention in the academic literature as well as the popular press. The methodological weaknesses in the dominant approaches adopted to explain cost overrun causation ...
  • Towards effective consideration of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets. 

    Kishk, Mohammed (Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built and Natural Environment, 2002)
    KISHK, M., 2002. Towards effective consideration of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 7(3), pp. 163-173
    The decisive role of non-financial factors in the design and management of construction assets is highlighted and existing techniques used to include these factors in the decision-making process are critically reviewed. ...
  • Urban greenspace: the incorporation of environmental values in a decision support system. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Miller, David; Davies, Anne-Marie; Scott, Stephen (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction http://www.itcon.org/2006/14, 2006)
    LAING, R., MILLER, D., DAVIES, A.-M. and SCOTT, S., 2006. Urban greenspace: the incorporation of environmental values in a decision support system. Journal of Information Technology in Construction, 11, pp. 177-196.
    This paper provides an overview of work undertaken on measuring the environmental values of green spaces, coupled with spatial analysis tools for aiding decision relating to the planning of urban green spaces. The work ...
  • Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. 

    Kishk, Mohammed; Al-Hajj, Assem; Pollock, Robert; Aouad, Ghassan; Bakis, Nick; Sun, Ming (RICS, 2003)
    KISHK, M., AL-HAJJ, A., POLLOCK, R., AOUAD, G., BAKIS, N. and SUN, M., 2003. Whole life costing in construction: a state of the art review. RICS Research Paper Series, 4 (18)
    This report is a state of the art review of whole life costing in the construction industry. It is the first of a series reporting on-going research undertaken within the research project ‘Developing An Integrated Database ...