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  • Achieving incremental cost reduction via kaizen costing in the Nigerian construction industy. 

    Omotayo, Temitope; Kulatunga, Udayangani (Tampere University of Technology https://www.irb.fraunhofer.de/CIBlibrary, 2016-05-30)
    OMOTAYO, T. and KULATUNGA, U. 2016. Achieving incremental cost reduction via kaizen costing in the Nigerian construction industy. In Saari, A. and Huovinen, P. Proceesings of the 20th CIB world building congress 2016, vol 3: building up business operations and their logic; shaping materials and technologies, 30 May - 03 June 2016, Tempere, Finland. Tempere: Tempere University of Technology, pages 715-725. Available from: http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC29549.pdf
    Nigerian small and medium scale construction firms are facing challenges of cost and time overruns which have led to project abandonment and liquidation of some of these firms. This is also as a result of large scale ...
  • 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. ...
  • Application of a conceptual stages design protocol for early collaborative design through computer based mediation. 

    Leon, Marianthi; Laing, Richard Alexander (Robert Gordon University. http://www.rgu.ac.uk/download.cfm?downloadfile=DD9E0FC0-9A42-11E4-9D160050568D0025&typename=dmFile&fieldname=filename, 2014-11)
    LEON, M. and LAING, R., 2014. Application of a conceptual stages design protocol for early collaborative design through computer based mediation. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Architectural Technology, Towards Innovative Professional Practice : Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Congress of Architectural Technology, Aberdeen 2014 (ICAT2014) 7 November 2014. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 192-205.
    Effective conceptual and collaborative design process in architecture is a prerequisite for efficient overall project development. This can be facilitated by computer mediation methods, including emerging augmented reality ...
  • The application of cloud-based photogrammetry in the study of the built heritage. 

    Laing, Richard Alexander; Scott, Jonathan R.; Hogg, Graeme (Robert Gordon University. http://www.rgu.ac.uk/download.cfm?downloadfile=DD9E0FC0-9A42-11E4-9D160050568D0025&typename=dmFile&fieldname=filename, 2014-11)
    LAING, R., SCOTT, J. and HOGG, G., 2014. The application of cloud-based photogrammetry in the study of the built heritage. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Architectural Technology, Towards Innovative Professional Practice : Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Congress of Architectural Technology, Aberdeen 2014 (ICAT2014) 7 November 2014. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 242-252.
    This paper considers the use of cloud-based photogrammetry to collect and process 3D information pertaining to the built heritage. Although modern surveying technologies such as laser scanning are available, their application ...
  • 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 ...
  • Architectural technology and the BIM acronym 3: getting to grips with BIM. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, Graham J.; Harty, James (University of Alicante http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55252, 2016-05-31)
    KOUIDER, T., PATERSON, G. and HARTY, J. 2016. Architectural technology and the BIM acronym 3: getting to grips with BIM. In Galiano Garrigos, A. and Kouider, T. (eds.), the Proceedings of the 6th international congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2016), Healthy buildings: innovation, design and technology, 12-14 May 2016, Alicante, Spain. Alicante: University of Alicante [online], pages 95-119. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55252
    Among Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) in particular, the UK Government's ambitions regarding BIM uptake and diffusion across the construction sector may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by interactions ...
  • Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: 2; reviewing evolving paradigms for BIM implementation among SMEs. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, J. J. G. (Robert Gordon University http://www.rgu.ac.uk/download.cfm?downloadfile=DD9E0FC0-9A42-11E4-9D160050568D0025&typename=dmFile&fieldname=filename, 2014-11)
    KOUIDER, T. and PATERSON, J. J. G., 2014. Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: 2; reviewing evolving paradigms for BIM implementation among SMEs. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Architectural Technology, Towards Innovative Professional Practice : Conference Proceedings of the 5th International Congress of Architectural Technology, Aberdeen 2014 (ICAT2014) 7 November 2014. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Pp. 295-312.
    Among Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) (EC, 2013) in particular, the UK Government’s ambitions regarding BIM uptake and diffusion across the construction sector may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by ...
  • Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: critical perspectives of evangelical and evolutionary paradigms for technical design. 

    Kouider, Tahar; Paterson, Graham J. (ICAT http://www.archtechcongress.com/DownloadableContentHandler.ashx?mediaId=d35daabc-d251-4643-8194-429a225255a1, 2013-03)
    KOUIDER, T. and PATERSON, G. J., 2013. Architectural technology and the BIM acronym: critical perspectives of evangelical and evolutionary paradigms for technical design. In: T. KOUIDER, ed. Conference Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of Architectural Technology. 22 March 2013. Sheffield: ICAT. Pp. 122-141.
    The United Kingdom Government’s intent to embed collaborative Level 2 BIM into publicly procured building projects from 2016 (BIM Task Group, 2012) trails the General Services Administration’s (GSA, 2012) earlier and ...
  • Aviemore: dude, where's my town centre? 

    Rice, Katie; Hughes, Eddie; Laing, Richard Alexander; Deveci, Gokay (GSTF https://doi.org/10.5176/2301-394X_ACE17.120, 2017-05-08)
    RICE, K., HUGHES, E., LAING, R. and DEVECI, G. 2017. Aviemore: dude, where's my town centre? In the Proceedings of the 5th annual international conference on architecture and civil engineering (ACE 2017), 8 - 9 May 2017, Singapore. Singapore: GSTF [online], article 120. Available from: https://doi.org/10.5176/2301-394X_ACE17.120
    This paper concerns the development of Aviemore, a village in the Highlands of Scotland, and the importance of considering a lost 'town centre'. Aviemore evolved rapidly as an all-year tourism destination in the 1960s and ...
  • The big BIM battle: BIM adoption in the UK for large and small companies. 

    Loveday, Jake; Kouider, Tahar; Scott, Jonathan R. (University of Alicante http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55250, 2016-05-31)
    LOVEDAY, J., KOUIDER, T. and SCOTT, J. 2016. The big BIM battle: BIM adoption in the UK for large and small companies. In Galiano Garrigos, A. and Kouider, T. (eds.), the Proceedings of the 6th international congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2016), Healthy buildings: innovation, design and technology, 12-14 May 2016, Alicante, Spain. Alicante: University of Alicante [online], pages 53-67. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55250
    As BIM adoption continues, the goal of a totally collaborative model with multiple contributors is attainable. Many initiatives such as the 2016 UK government level 2 BIM deadline are putting pressure on the construction ...
  • Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. 

    Bassanese, Silvia; Espanyol, Aida; Rodeghiero, Benedetta; Tadi, M. (IATED http://library.iated.org/view/BASSANESE2012BUI, 2012-03)
    BASSENESE, S., ESPANYOL, A., RODEGHIERO, B. and TADI, M., 2012. Build Our Nation international project: an innovative educational model for systems thinking in design. In: INTED2012: Proceedings of the 6th International Technology, Education and Development Conference. 5-7 March 2012. Valencia: IATED. Pp. 4849-4858.
    Ethical decision-making models grounded in ethical frameworks comprehend elements of systems thinking such as holistic language and value-guided systems. This paper proposes an innovative educational model for systems ...
  • Building information modelling: a tool for diffusion of information in Nigeria. 

    Hamma-adama, Mansur; Galadima, Yukubu Kasimu; Kouider, Tahar (School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology https://set.futminna.edu.ng/index.php, 2018-04-01)
    HAMMA-ADAMA, M., GALADIMA, Y.K. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. Building information modelling: a tool for diffusion of information in Nigeria. In Junaid, A.M., Adedayo, O.F., Jimoh, R.A. and Oyewobi, L.O. (eds.) Proceedings of the School of Environmental Technology international conference 2018 (SETIC 2018); contemporary issues and sustainable practices in the built environment, 10-12 April 2018, Minna, Nigeria. Minna: School of Environmental Technology, Federal University of Technology, pages 35-43.
    Building information modelling (BIM) technology has now reached maturity level in several countries around the world. The construction industry internationally is realising potential benefits of using collaborative process ...
  • Carbon and cost critical elements of office buildings: a case study. 

    Victoria, Michele Florencia; Perera, Srinath; Davies, Alan; Fernando, Nirodha (Ceylon Insitute of Builders (CIOB) http://2016.ciobwcs.com/past-symposiums/, 2016-07-29)
    VICTORIA, M., PERERA, S., DAVIES, A. and FERNANDO, N. 2016. Carbon and cost critical elements of office buildings: a case study. In Sandanayake, Y.G., Karunasena, G.I. and Ramachandra, T. (eds). Proceedings of the 5th world construction symposium 2016: greening environment, eco-innovations and entrepreneurship, 29-31 July 2016, Colombo, Sri Lanka. Colombo: Ceylon Institute of Builders [online], pages 106-114. Available from: https://2016.ciobwcs.com/downloads/pastsymposiums/2016/proceedings.pdf
    Buildings emit two types of carbon (and greenhouse gases) namely Operational Carbon (OC) and Embodied Carbon (EC). Operational carbon is regulated in the UK as it contributed up to 70-80% of total emissions. On the other ...
  • Challenges associated with communication medium among project teams on mass housing project delivery in Ghana. 

    Adinyira, Emmanuel; Kwofie, T. E.; Ahiaga-Dagbui, Dominic D. (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology., 2015-03)
    ADINYIRA, E., KWOFIE, T. E. and AHIAGA-DAGBUI, D. D., 2015. Challenges associated with communication medium among project teams on mass housing project delivery in Ghana. In: BADU et al., eds. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA). 25-26 March 2015. Ghana: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology. Pp. 394-411.
    The construction of mass housing has become a very important policy in the government of Ghana’s efforts at reducing the country’s housing deficit. Unlike traditional one-off building projects, Mass Housing Projects ...
  • A comparative study between digital and scale model simulations of a luminous environment under a sunny clear sky. 

    Mezerdi, Toufik; Belakehal, Azeddine; Bennadji, Amar (NCEUB (Network for Comfort and Energy Use in Buildings) www.plea2017.net, 2017-07-02)
    MEZERDI, T., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2017. A comparative study between digital and scale model simulations of a luminous environment under a sunny clear sky. In Brotas, L., Roaf, S. and Nicol, F. (eds.) Proceedings of the 33rd passive low energy architecture international conference (PLEA 2017): design to thrive, 2-5 July 2017, Edinburgh, UK. Edinburgh: NCEUB [online], volume 2, pages 3301-3308. Available from: https://plea2017.net/wp-content/themes/plea2017/docs/PLEA2017_proceedings_volume_II.pdf
    When comparing ditital simulations with experimental field measurements, we often find references associated with a large margin of uncertainty. In other words, to what degree do the results come close to the real situations ...
  • A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. 

    Garba, Abdulhakeem; Kishk, Mohammed; Moore, David R. (ARCOM http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/057655af863b28ec730c77bb0d199e51.pdf, 2016-09-21)
    GARBA, A., KISHK, M. and MOORE, D.R. 2016. A comparative study of biomass energy technologies for sustainable electricity in Nigerian rural areas. In Chan, P.W. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 32nd ARCOM conference, 5-7 September 2016, Manchester, UK. Association of Researchers in Construction Management [online], Vol 2, 1209-1218. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/proceedings/057655af863b28ec730c77bb0d199e51.pdf
    Biomass as a Renewable Energy Technology (RET) is used to provide sustainable electricity to rural areas in several developing countries. As a result of dwindling power generation and supply in Nigeria representing between ...
  • 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 ...
  • Computer aided sustainable design. 

    Bennadji, Amar; Ahriz, Hatem; Alastair, P. (ASCAAD http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5, 2004-12-01)
    BENNADJI, A., AHRIZ, H. and ALASTAIR, P. 2005. Computer aided sustainable design. In the Proceedings of the 1st international conference on computer aided architectural design (ASCAAD 2004): e-design ar, 22-24 February 2005, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Dhahran: ASCAAD [online], pages 125-135. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/Show?_id=ascaad2004_paper9&sort=DEFAULT&search=alistair%20bennadji&hits=5
    One of the most important aspects architects need to consider fairly early on is that of energy saving, cost, thermal comfort and the effect on the environment in terms of CO2 emissions. At present, during the early design ...
  • The conservation of our built heritage, in particular statues in Aberdeen, evaluated through a social and historical context and their impact, through the use of 3D scanning. 

    Shaw, Andrew; Leon, Marianthi; Scott, Jonathan R. (University of Alicante http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55251, 2016-05-31)
    SHAW, A., LEON, M. and SCOTT, J. 2016. The conservation of our built heritage, in particular statues in Aberdeen, evaluated through a social and historical context and their impact, through the use of 3D scanning. In Galiano Garrigos, A. and Kouider, T. (eds.), the Proceedings of the 6th international congress of architectural technology (ICAT 2016), Healthy buildings: innovation, design and technology, 12-14 May 2016, Alicante, Spain. Alicante: University of Alicante [online], pages 67-94. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/55251
    Cultural heritage sites all over the world are at risk due to aggressive urban expansion, development, wars and general obsolescence. Not all objects are recorded in detail although they may have social and historical ...
  • Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. 

    Perera, Srinath; Zhou, Lei; Victoria, Michele Florencia (RICS http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/, 2016-08-16)
    PERERA, S., ZHOU, L. and VICTORIA, M. 2016. Construction cost and commercial management system in the UK and China: professional body and business comparison. In Proceedings of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors construction, building and real estate research conference 2016 (RICS COBRA 2016), 20-22 September 2016, Toronto, Canada. London: RICS [online]. Available from: http://www.rics.org/uk/knowledge/research/conference-papers/construction-cost-and-commercial-management-system-in-the-uk-and-china-/
    This paper looks at the construction cost and commercial management system comparisons in UK and China. Cost and commercial management processes and practices in different parts of the world vary significantly. UK-China ...