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Comparative analysis of BIM adoption efforts by developed countries as precedent for new adopter countries. (2019)
Journal Article
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 of macro BIM-adoption models... Read More

Inclusive design for immersive spaces. (2019)
Journal Article
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 that these spaces are cre... Read More

Blockchain grammars: designing with DAOS. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
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: CumInCAD [online], Volume 2, pages 293-302. Available from: http://papers.cumincad....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 grammarists to collaborate in... Read More

The effect of strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney. (2019)
Journal Article
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], 136, pages 937-944. 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 no extensive research on the... Read More

A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials. (2018)
Journal Article
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 industry’s history of fragment... Read More

Critical success factors for Kaizen implementation in the Nigerian construction industry. (2018)
Journal Article
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], 67(9), pages 1816-1836. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-11-2017-0296

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 aid of kaizen, which encompa... Read More

Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach. (2018)
Journal Article
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: Embodied carbon estim... Read More

Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. (2018)
Journal Article
SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology. International journal of contemporary urban affairs [online], 2(3), pages 122-136. Available from: https://doi.org/10.25034/ijcua.2018.4727

Museums are nowadays among the most popular projects for the public, the concept of thermal comfort in museums is often treated after the realization. Even if in the design, the architect shows a particular intention to work with daylight which is co... Read More

Building information modelling uptake: tool training in Nigeria. (2018)
Journal Article
HAMMA-ADAMA, M., KOUIDER, T. and SALMAN, H. 2018. Building information modelling uptake: tool training in Nigeria. Open science journal [online], 3(3), pages 1-17. Available from: https://doi.org/10.23954/osj.v3i3.1728

Computer Aided Design software and their kind are generally considered as Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools; moreover the sophistication level of one determines its maturity level. Education and research are the background to innovation whil... Read More

State of building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
HAMMA-ADAMA, M., KOUIDER, T. and SALMAN, H. 2018. State of building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. Working paper presented at the 34th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference, 3-5 September 2018, Belfast, UK [online], pages 334-343. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/...2018-Working-Papers.pdf

Construction Industry has had its biggest breakthrough since the development of Building Information Modelling (BIM). The industry has been changing over time; United States has been at the forefront of adoption and implementation of BIM while Austra... Read More