Recent Submissions

  • Blockchain grammars: designing with DAOS. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Lombardi, Davide (CAADRIA http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/caadria2019_136, 2019-04-16)
    DOUNAS, T. and LOMBARDI, D. 2019. Blockchain grammars: designing with DAOS. In Haeusler, M.H., Schnabel, M.A. and Fukuda, T. (eds.) Intelligent and informed: proceedings of the 24th International conference on computer-aided architectural design research in Asia (CAADRIA 2019), 15-18 April 2019, Wellington: New Zealand. Hong Kong: CAADRIA [online], 2, pages 293-302. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/data/works/att/caadria2019_647.pdf
    This paper presents an application of Decentralised Autonomous Organisation (DAO) in the field of design and AEC industry. The model is applied in the realm of shape grammar proposing the possibility of allowing multiple ...
  • Inclusive design for immersive spaces. 

    Crabb, Michael; Clarke, Daniel; Alwaer, Husam; Heron, Michael James; Laing, Richard Alexander (Taylor and Francis https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2019.1594934, 2019-05-31)
    CRABB, M., CLARKE, D., ALWAER, H., HERON, M. and LAING, R. 2019. Inclusive design for immersive spaces. Design journal [online], 22(Sup 1): proceedings of the 13th International conference of the European Academy of Design (EAD 2019): running with scissors, 10-12 April 2019, Dundee, UK , pages 2105-2118. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2019.1594934
    It is vital when creating learning environments that attention is paid towards individuals using a given space, activities that they will carry out, and the available equipment that will facilitate this. It is also important ...
  • Comparative analysis of BIM adoption efforts by developed countries as precedent for new adopter countries. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar (Science Domain International https://doi.org/10.9734/cjast/2019/v36i230224, 2019-06-28)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2019. Comparative analysis of BIM adoption efforts by developed countries as precedent for new adopter countries. Current journal of applied science and technology [online], 36(2), article number CJAST.49779. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/cjast/2019/v36i230224
    Building information modelling (BIM) adoption is generally assessed through one of two main approaches: 1) statistical evaluation of survey responses from stakeholders operating within a country or market, and 2) the use ...
  • What are the barriers and drivers toward BIM adoption in Nigeria? 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. [2019]. What are the barriers and drivers towards BIM adoption in Nigeria? In Skibniewski, M.J. and Hajdu, M. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2019 Creative construction conference (CCC 2019), 29 June – 2 July 2019, Budapest, Hungary. Budapest: Diamond Congress Ltd [online], (accepted). Available from: http://2019.creative-construction-conference.com/proceedings/
    The ‘digitalization and collaboration’ or Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the construction industry has been gaining momentum in the recent academic engagements. Despite its existence in many industries (i.e. ...
  • Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria's BIM maturity. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Kouider, Tahar
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. [2019]. Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria’s BIM maturity. In Aigbavboa, C. and Thwala, W. (eds.) The construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution: proceedings of the 11th Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) postgraduate research conference: positioning the construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution, 28-30 July 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cham: Springer [online], (accepted).
    Construction Industry in Nigeria has since required a disruptive technology to change its construction business and improve its capabilities and productivity. As an on-going research (PhD work) to developing a strategy for ...
  • Reflection 1: the city: a shift in mindset? 

    McClean, David (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_2, 2017-07-09)
    MCCLEAN, D. 2017. Reflection 1: the city: a shift in mindset? In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 13-16. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_2
    Human migration to urban centres is at an unprecedented level, prompting searching questions about their design and enablement, politically, economically, technologically, or socially. Rapid urban development is laying ...
  • Pursuing resilience in architectural design through international experimental projects: exploring new boundaries in the design studio pedagogy. 

    Bassanese, Silvia; Rodeghiero, Benedetta; Espanyol, Aida (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_4, 2017-07-09)
    BASSANESE, S., RODEGHIERO, B. and ESPANYOL, A. 2017. Pursuing resilience in architectural design through international experimental projects: exploring new boundaries in the design studio pedagogy. In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 23-39. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_4
    In response to the current global crisis, there is a growing demand for responsible behaviour in designing and building that can accommodate user needs through the design process. This chapter describes an innovative ...
  • Network FOuNTAIN a CDBB network: For ONTologies and information maNagement in digital built Britain. Final report. 

    Demian, Peter; Yeomans, Steven G.; Murguia-Sanchez, Danny E.; West, Matthew; Barr, Stuart; Beach, Tom; Kassem, Mohamad; Buhagiar, Julian; Chapman, Lawrence; Gibbs, David-John; Home, Rollo; Jordaan, Andrew; Leon, Marianthi; Mills, Jamie; Murphy, Joseph; Popa, Andrei; Rush, Ian; Saadoon, Hadeel; Savian, Cristina; Simpson, Martin; Tappenden, Graeme; Turney, Paul; Wang, Ying (Centre for Digital Built Britain https://www.cdbb.cam.ac.uk/CDBBResearchBridgehead/Networks/2018Network_FOuNTAIN, 31 Jan 201)
    DEMIAN, P., YEOMANS, S.G., MURGUIA-SANCHEZ, D.E., WEST, M., BARR, S., BEACH, T., KASSEM, M., BUHAGIAR, J., CHAPMAN, L., GIBBS, D.-J., HOME, R., JORDAAN, A., LEON, M., MILLS, J., MURPHY, J., POPA, A., RUSH, I., SAADOON, H., SAVIAN, C., SIMPSON, M., TAPPENDEN, G., TURNEY, P. and WANG, Y. 2019. Network FOuNTAIN a CDBB network: For ONTologies and information maNagement in digital built Britain. Final report. Cambridge: Centre for Digital Built Britain.
    Network FOuNTAIN is the Network For ONTologies And Information maNagement in Digital Built Britain. The Network is supported by the Centre for Digital Built Britain. The vision of the Network is for all stakeholders in ...
  • Introduction: transdisciplinary urbanism and culture. 

    Zaman, Quazi Mahtab M.; Troiani, Igea (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_1, 2017-07-09)
    ZAMAN, Q.M. and TROIANI, I. 2017. Introduction: transdisciplinary urbanism and culture. In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 3-12. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_1
    This book originates from the contemporary research approach and ideology centred on inter-disciplinarity to examine issues in urbanism and culture. The crux of that research lies at the heart of academic institutions, in ...
  • Reflection 2: shifting research paradigms: urbanism and culture. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_3, 2017-07-09)
    LAING, R. 2017. Reflection 2: shifting research paradigms: urbanism and culture. In Zaman, Q.M. and Troiani, I. (eds.) Transdisciplinary urbanism and culture: from pedagogy to praxis. The urban book series. Cham: Springer [online], pages 17-20. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-55855-4_3
    The themes of this book are important and timely, and reflect the increasingly cross-discipline manner in which challenges faced in the built environment must be addressed. This has been reflected of course in the calls ...
  • 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 ...
  • BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future? 

    Papadonikolaki, E.; Leon, Marianthi; Mahamadu, A. M. (CRC Press https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429506215, 2018-09-03)
    PAPADONIKOLAKI, E., LEON, M. and MAHAMADU, A.M. 2018. BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future? In Karlshoj, J. and Scherer, R (eds.) eWork and ebusiness in architecture, engineering and construction: proceedings of the 12th European conference on product and process modelling 2018 (ECPPM 2018), 12-14 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark. Boca Raton: CRC Press, pages 321-328. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429506215
    Building information Modelling (BIM) lies at the centre of construction industry’s interest nowadays, with a revolutionary impact on the ways that professionals work, collaborate and conduct business. The application of ...
  • A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design: connecting the blockchain. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Lombardi, Davide (CumInCAD http://papers.cumincad....ks/paper/ecaade2018_226, 2018-09-30)
    DOUNAS, T. and LOMBARDI, D. 2018. A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design. In Kępczyńska-Walczak, A. and Bialkowski, S. (eds.) Computing for a better tomorrow: proceedings of the 36th International conference on Education and research in computer aided architectural design in Europe (eCAADe 2018), 19-21 September 2018, Lodz, Poland. Hong Kong: CumInCAD [online], Volume 1, pages 223-230. Available from: http://papers.cumincad....ks/paper/ecaade2018_226
    We present a proof of concept implementation of an integration strategy for connecting CAD with Blockchain. We explain the components of most blockchains and the value they bring to the built environment ecosystem, the ...
  • The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. 

    Belakehal, Azeddine; Tabet Aoul, Kheira Anissa; Bennadji, Amar; Farhi, A. (Effat University (Organisers) https://www.effatuniversity.edu.sa/English, 2017-04-18)
    BELAKEHAL, A., TABET AOUL, K., BENNADJI, A. and FARHI, A. 2017. The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. Presented at the 1st Memaryat international conference (MIC 2017): architecture of the future; challenges and visions, 18-20 April 2017, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
    Architecture is considered a crossing field between arts and sciences that is supported by multiple, various and complex issues. Considering that architecture is a man's creation for men, this research explores human factors ...
  • The effect of strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney. 

    Jafarifar, Naeimeh; Behzadi, Mohammad Martin; Yaghini, Mohammad (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.01.058, 2019-01-16)
    JAFARIFAR, N., BEHZADI, M.M. and YAGHINI, M. 2019. The effect of strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney. Renewable energy [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2019.01.058
    Solar updraft tower (SUT) is a simple power plant in which ventilation of heated air inside a channel drives a turbine. This system is recognised as suitable for areas with abundant solar radiation. As a result, there is ...
  • Embodied carbon emissions of buildings : a case study of an apartment building in the UK. 

    Fernando, Nirodha Gayani; Ekundayo, Damilola; Victoria, Michele Florencia (CIOB (ORGANISERS), 2018-06-29)
    FERNANDO, N.G., EKUNDAYO, D.O. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2018. Embodied carbon emissions of buildings : a case study of an apartment building in the UK. Presented at the 7th World construction symposium 2018: built asset sustainability; rethinking design, construction and operations, 29 June - 01 July 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
    The UK government has set a target to significantly reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. 47% of all UK CO2 emissions are linked to the construction and operation of the built environment. Buildings emit two types ...
  • Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. 

    Zaman, Quazi Mahtab M.; Troiani, Igea; Altenberger, Iris; Cervera, Rosa (ORBICOM (ORGANISERS) https://www.orbicomlima2018.ulima.edu.pe/copy-of-inicio, 2018-05-08)
    ZAMAN, Q.M., TROIANI, I., ALTENBERGER, I. and CERVERA, R. 2018. Theorizing social fear and contested urbanism of displacement, alienation and contemporary processes of political, economic and religious-induced mobility: a cross cultural study. Presented at the 7th World meeting of UNESCO chairs in communication international symposium: communication, city and public space, 8-10 May 2018, Lima, Peru.
    Fear is an intrinsic human response to social insecurity and epitomises the perceived disparity in anticipation and engagement with the 'other'. Fear of other ethnic minority groups and their involvement or not in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Low carbon building design. 

    Deveci, Gokay (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    DEVECI, G. 2017. Low carbon building design. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F16, pages 34-35. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. Forum 16 provides a demonstration of the complexity that faces ...
  • Historic buildings and refurbishment. 

    Bennadji, Amar (ECEUB https://plea2017.net/, 2017-07-05)
    BENNADJI, A. 2017. Historic buildings and refurbishment. In Roaf, S., Brotas, L. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Design to thrive: legacy document of the 33rd passive and low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017) [online], 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. London: NCEUB, article ID F13, pages 28-29. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_legacy_document.pdf
    This article forms part of a legacy document containing short overviews written by the forum leaders of 31 different topics which took place during PLEA 2017. This article is from Forum 13, Historic and Vernacular Buildings ...

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