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  • Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. = [Evaluation of the luminous and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office space with single and double-glazing under a sunny clear sky] 

    Mezerdi, Toufik; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (Faculty of Sciences and Technology, University of Biskra http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862, 2018-05-17)
    MEZERDI, T., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. Évaluations du confort lumineux et thermique dans un espace de bureau ‘transparent’ à simple et double vitrage sous un ciel clair ensoleillé. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 3(2), pages 97-103. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3862
    The main objective of this study is to evaluate the light and thermal comfort in a 'transparent' office. This last term designates a working space whose outer wall is entirely glazed by a simple transparent glazing in a ...
  • The nomenclature of geotechnical error traps as a theoretical framework for assessing financial risk in transportation infrastructure projects. 

    Amadi, Alolote; Omotayo, Temitope (University of Salford http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/43913, 2017-09-14)
    AMADI, A. and OMOTAYO, T. 2017. The nomenclature of geotechnical error traps as a theoretical framework for assessing financial risk in transportation infrastructure projects. In Proceedings of the 13th international postgraduate research conference (IPGRC), 14-15 September 2017, Salford, UK. Salford: University of Salford [online], paper ID 004, pages 403-414. Available from: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/43913
    Engineering and re-engineering issues related to ground conditions, have being consistently discussed in the technical press, as the cause of significant cost and time overruns in highway projects located in different parts ...
  • Critical success factors for Kaizen implementation in the Nigerian construction industry. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani; Bjeirmi, Bassam
    OMOTAYO, T., KULATUNGA, U. and BJEIRMI, B. [2018]. Critical success factors for Kaizen implementation in the Nigerian construction industry. International journal of productivity and performance management [online], (accepted).
    Purpose: - Kaizen in construction is a new paradigm stemming out of lean production systems. Construction companies in developing economies, such as Nigeria, have a task to innovate to liquidate in certain cases. With the ...
  • A risk based methodology to access the energy efficiency improvements in traditionally constructed buildings. 

    Herrera Gutierrez-Avellanosa, Daniel; Bennadji, Amar (Copernicus Publications https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-337-2013, 2013-07-22)
    HERRERA, D. and BENNADJI, A. 2013. A risk based methodology to access the energy efficiency improvements in traditionally constructed buildings. In Grussenmeyer, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 24th international Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale (CIPA) symposium of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and spacial information sciences 2013 [online], volume XL-5/W2, 2-6 September 2013, Strasbourg, France, pages 337.342. Göttingen: Copernicus publications. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-337-2013
    In order to achieve the CO2 reduction targets set by the Scottish government, it will be necessary to improve the energy efficiency of existing buildings. Within the total Scottish building stock, historic and traditionally ...
  • Visual documentation process of historic building refurbishment "Improving energy efficiency by insulating wall cavity". 

    Bennadji, Amar (Copernicus Publications https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-91-2013, 2013-07-13)
    BENNADJI, A. 2013. Visual documentation process of historic building refurbishment "Improving energy efficiency by insulating wall cavity". In Grussenmeyer, P. (ed.) Proceedings of the 24th international Comité International de la Photogrammétrie Architecturale (CIPA) symposium of the International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS) and spacial information sciences 2013 [online], volume XL-5/W2, 2-6 September 2013, Strasbourg, France, pages 91-96. Göttingen: Copernicus publications. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5194/isprsarchives-XL-5-W2-91-2013.
    The North East of Scotland's construction method is similar to most popular building typologies in the UK. This typology can vary in term of external material (Granite, brick or stone) but with a secondary, usually timber ...
  • Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. 

    Fardous, Isra'a; Bennadji, Amar (IAPS (Organisers) https://iaps-association.org/activities/conferences/, 2016-06-27)
    FARDOUS, I.S. and BENNADJI, A 2016. Technology and innovation in adapting architectonic tradition aiming for a sustainable future in the Middle East. Presented at the 24th International Association People-Environment Studies conference (IAPS 24) [online]: the human being at home, work and leisure; sustainable use and development of indoor and outdoor spaces in late modern everyday life, 27 June - 1 July 2016, Lund, Sweden. Available from: https://iaps-association.org/activities/conferences/
    This is part of PhD research questions the pervasion of the Arabic Traditional Architecture (ATA) as visual and tangible architectonic features. The study considers the adaptation of traditional features to contemporary ...
  • 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 ...
  • Complexity and simplicity: tensions in teaching computation to large numbers of architecture students. 

    Spaeth, A. Benjamin; Dounas, Theodoros; Kieferle, Joachim (eCAADe/University of Oulu (Organisers) http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2016_104, 2016-08-22)
    SPAETH, A.B., DOUNAS, T. and KIEFERLE, J. 2016. Complexity and simplicity: tensions in teaching computation to large numbers of architecture students. In Herneoja, A., Österlund, T. and Markkanen, P. (eds.) Complexity and simplicity: proceedings of the 34th education and research in computer aided architectural design in Europe conference (eCAADe) [online], volume 1, 22-26 August 2016, Oulu, Finland. Oulu: University of Oulu, pages 229-236. Available from http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2016_104
    This paper describes the challenges and approaches to introduce computational thinking to a large and diverse group of architecture students during an international workshop with 300 students from different cultural ...
  • Ubiquitous digital repositories in the design studio: a case study. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Spaeth, A. Benjamin (eCAADe/University of Oulu (Organisers) http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2016_208, 2016-08-22)
    DOUNAS, T. and SPAETH, A.B. 2016. Ubiquitous digital repositories in the design studio - a case study. In Herneoja, A., Österlund, T. and Markkanen, P. (eds.) Complexity and simplicity: Proceedings of the 34th education and research in computer aided architectural design in Europe conference (eCAADe) [online], volume 1, 22-26 August 2016, Oulu, Finland. Oulu: eCAADe/University of Oulu, pages 241-249. Available from http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2016_208
    The paper investigates the usability and effect of a ubiquitous digital repository in the architectural design process. Acknowledging the post-digital era where students work with diverse media either digital or analogue, ...
  • 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 ...
  • The application of major road infrastructure to support and drive sustainable urban mobility. 

    Hood, Caroline; Laing, Richard Alexander; Gray, David; Napier, L.; Simpson, A.; Tait, Elizabeth (University of Victoria (Organisers) https://onlineacademiccommunity.uvic.ca/nhice/about-the-conference/, 2018-04-25)
    HOOD, C., LAING, R., GRAY, D., NAPIER, L., SIMPSON, A. and TAIT, E. 2018. The application of major road infrastructure to support and drive sustainable urban mobility. To be presented at the 1st International new horizons in green civil engineering conference 2018 (NHICE-01), 25-27 April 2018, Victoria, Canada.
    The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) is a major 58km roads infrastructure project with funding partners including Transport Scotland, two local Municipal Authorities and the Scottish Futures Trust. The project aims ...
  • Megaproject risk analysis and simulation: introduction. 

    Boateng, Prince; Chen, Zhen; Ogunlana, Stephen O. (Emerald http://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/Megaproject-Risk-Analysis-and-Simulation/?k=9781786358318, 2017-04-28)
    BOATENG, P., CHEN, Z. and OGUNLANA, S.O. 2017. Megaproject risk analysis and simulation: introduction. In Boateng, P., Chen, Z. and Ogunlana, S.O. Megaproject risk analysis and simulation: a dynamic systems approach. Bingley: Emerald [online], chapter 1, pages 1-12. Available from: http://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/Megaproject-Risk-Analysis-and-Simulation/?k=9781786358318
    Providing new knowledge on risk analysis and simulation for megaprojects, this book is essential reading for both academics and practitioners. Its focus is on technical descriptions of a newly developed dynamic systems ...
  • A comparative study of construction costs and commercial management services in the UK and China. 

    Perera, Srinath; Zhou, Lei; Udeaja, Chika; Victoria, Michele Florencia; Chen, Qijun (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/research-reports/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-services-in-the-uk-and-china-/, 2016-05-16)
    PERERA, S., ZHOU, L., UDEAJA, C., VICTORIA, M. and CHEN, Q. 2016. A comparative study of construction costs and commercial management services in the UK and China. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/research-reports/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-services-in-the-uk-and-china-/
    Cost and commercial management processes and practices in different parts of the world vary significantly. In the UK and the British Commonwealth these practices are mainly market oriented and matured over several centuries. ...
  • An elemental approach for predicting embodied carbon on office buildings. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath (Construction Industry Council/Hong Kong Green Building Council Limited https://www.hkgbc.org.hk/eng/publication.aspx, 2017-05-31)
    VICTORIA, M. and PERERA, S. 2017. An elemental approach for predicting embodied carbon on office buildings. In Proceedings for the World sustainable built environment conference 2017 (WSBE17 Hong Kong); transforming our built environment through innovation and integration: putting ideas into action, 5-7 June 2017, Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Construction Industry Council/Hong Kong Green Building Council [online], pages 522-527. Available from: https://www.hkgbc.org.hk/eng/publication.aspx
    Embodied Carbon (EC) in buildings is increasingly becoming an important factor in carbon management. There are numerous tools and methods to estimate EC right from the beginning of a construction project. However, each ...
  • 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 ...
  • Analysis and visualization of the new architectural spatiality: light and sound topologies in museums. 

    Saraoui, Selma; Belakehal, Azeddine; Attar, Abdelghani; Bennadji, Amar (ZEMCH Network https://msd.unimelb.edu.au/ebooks/ZEMCH-2018-Conference-Proceedings/, 2018-01-31)
    SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Analysis and visualization of the new architectural spatiality: light and sound topologies in museums. In Chau, H.-W. and Hentschke, C. dos S. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th international zero energy mass customer home conference 2018 (ZEMCH 2018), 29 January - 1 February 2018, Melbuourne, Australia. Melbourne: ZEMCH Network [online], pages 89-105. Available from: https://msd.unimelb.edu.au/ebooks/ZEMCH 2018 Conference Proceedings (20170123).pdf
    This work aims at demonstrating that like geometry or anthropology, topology can offer the architectural space a new form of dimensioning and spatiality, this would amount to a participation of daylight and sound ambiences. ...
  • Dense urban typologies and the game of life: evolving cellular automata. 

    Dounas, Theodoros; Spaeth, A. Benjamin; Wu, Hao; Zhang, Chenke (Istanbul Technical University http://caadfutures2017.itu.edu.tr/, 2017-07-12)
    DOUNAS, T., SPAETH, A.B., WU, H. and ZHANG, C. 2017. Dense urban typologies and the game of life: evolving cellular automata. In Çağdaş, G., Özkar, M., Gül, L.F. and Gürer, E. (eds.) Proceedings of the 17th international conference on computer aided architectural design futures (CAADFutures 2017): future trajectories of computation in design, 12-14 July 2017, Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul: Istanbul Technical University [online], pages 648-666. Available from: http://caadfutures2017.itu.edu.tr/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/CAADFutures2017_Proceedings-updated-20092017.pdf
    The ongoing rate of urbanization in China is the motivator behind this paper. As a response to the observed monotonous housing developments in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) and elsewhere, our method exploits Cellular Automata ...
  • 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. ...
  • Towards computational dialogue types for BIM collaborative design: an initial study. 

    Toniolo, Alice; Leon, Marianthi (CEUR Workshop Proceedings http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2012/, 2017-11-16)
    TONIOLO, A. and LEON, M. 2017. Towards computational dialogue types for BIM collaborative design: an initial study. In Bistarelli, S., Giacomin, M. and Pazienza, A. (eds). Proceedings of the 1st advances in argumentation in artificial intelligence workshop (AI^3 2017), 16-17 November 2017, Bari, Italy. Bari: CEUR Workshop Proceedings [online], pages 79-84. Available from: http://ceur-ws.org/Vol-2012/AI3-2017_paper_8.pdf
    Collaborative design is an iterative process of selecting and evaluating solutions under potentially conflicting requirements, a concept central to Building Information Modelling (BIM) implementation. Previous research has ...
  • A pragmatic approach for embodied carbon estimating in buildings. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan (DIST http://sbe16torino.org/, 2016-02-18)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S. and DAVIES, A. 2016. A pragmatic approach for embodied carbon estimating in buildings. In newDist: proceedings of sustainable built environment (SBE16): towards post-carbon cities, 18-19 February 2016, Torino, Italy. Torino: DIST [online], pages 470-480. Available from: http://sbe16torino.org/downloads/SBE16TO_proceedings.pdf
    Embodied Carbon (EC) estimating is driven by the development of Inventory of Carbon and Energy (ICE) in 2008 along with the initial information paper of Royal Institution of Chatered Surveyors (RICS) on the methodology to ...

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