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The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BELAKEHAL, A., TABET AOUL, K., BENNADJI, A. and FARHI, A. 2019. The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. Presented at the 7th Zero energy mass custom home international conference (ZEMCH 2019), 26-28 November 2019, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

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 in architecture. It speci... Read More about The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice..

The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
BELAKEHAL, A., TABET AOUL, K., BENNADJI, A. and FARHI, A. 2019. The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice. Presented at the 7th Zero energy mass custom home international conference 2019 (ZEMCH 2019), 26-28 November 2019, Seoul, Korea.

Architecture bridges between art and science, calling for a harmonious balance of multiple needs and complex issues. Considering that architecture is a man’s creation for men, this research explores it from the relationship of human factors in archit... Read More about The relationships between users and daylighting design in the 20th century architectural practice..

The state of corporate social responsibility in the construction sector. (2019)
Journal Article
OLANIPEKUN, A.O., OSHODI, O., DARKO, A. and OMOTAYO, T.S. [2019]. The state of corporate social responsibility in the construction sector. Smart and sustainable built environment [online], (accepted). Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/SASBE-11-2018-0056

Purpose: The development of corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the construction sector is slow, thereby leaving many opportunities for further development. To enable operators in the construction sector to effectively capitalise on the opportun... Read More about The state of corporate social responsibility in the construction sector..

Borders within border: fragmentation, connection and disposition. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
CIMADOMO, G. (ed.) 2019. Borders within border: fragmentation, connection and disposition. Book of abstracts for the 2nd Urbanism at borders global conference, 23-25 October 2019, Málaga, Spain. Málaga: Universidad de Málaga.

This is the book of abstracts for the 2nd Urbanism at Borders global conference, held 23-25 October 2019 at the University of Málaga, Spain. Robert Gordon University was acknowledged as a co-organiser of this event.

Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. (2019)
Journal Article
OMOTAYO, T.S., BOATENG, P., OSOBAJO, O., OKE, A. and OBI, L.I. 2019. Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. International journal for productivity and performance management [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-11-2018-0417

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present a capability maturity model developed to implement continuous improvement in in small and medium scale construction companies (SMSCC) in Nigeria. Design/Methodology/approach: A multi-strategy approach... Read More about Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry..

Borders of convenience: European legal measures and the migration crisis. (2019)
Book Chapter
ARNELL, P. and LYONS, C. [2019]. Borders of convenience: European legal measures and the migration crisis. In Zaman, Q.M. and Hall, G. (eds.) Urbanism at borders: a discourse analysis. Basel: Springer Verlag [online], (forthcoming).

The migration crisis has posed fundamental questions for European institutions. Amongst these are whether EU human rights reality matches its rhetoric. The answer is a resounding no. The reaction of the EU to the crisis has entailed an abdication of... Read More about Borders of convenience: European legal measures and the migration crisis..

Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria's BIM maturity. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
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 (CIDB 2019): positioning the construction industry in the fourth industrial revolution, 28-30 July 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa. Cham: Springer [online], pages 401-411. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26528-1_40

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 an effective Building Infor... Read More about Macro-BIM adoption study: establishing Nigeria's BIM maturity..

What are the barriers and drivers toward BIM adoption in Nigeria? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
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], pages 529-539. Available from:https://2019.creative-c...nference.com/downloads/

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. publishing, retailing, financial... Read More about What are the barriers and drivers toward BIM adoption in Nigeria?.

Building a supportive culture for sustained organizational learning in public sectors including project learning. (2019)
Book Chapter
SENARATNE, S., VICTORIA, M.F. and SAMARAWEERA, A. 2019. Building a supportive culture for sustained organizational learning in public sectors including project learning. In Albastaki, Y.A., Al-Alawi, A.I. and Al-Bassam, S.A. (eds.) Handbook of research on implementing knowledge management strategy in the public sector. Hershey: IGI Global [online], pages 91-111. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-9639-4.ch005.

The purpose of this chapter is to provide an approach to build a supportive organizational culture for sustained organizational learning in public sectors and means of extending such learning culture to project level. Changing culture is not an easy... Read More about Building a supportive culture for sustained organizational learning in public sectors including project learning..

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 about Comparative analysis of BIM adoption efforts by developed countries as precedent for new adopter countries..

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 about Inclusive design for immersive spaces..

Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. (2019)
Presentation / Conference
HOOD, C., LAING, R., GRAY, D., BURROWS, N., DICKSON, R. and ROBINSON, A. 2019. Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis. Presented at the 2019 Scottish transport applications and research conference (2019 STAR) [online], 22 May 2019, Glasgow, UK. Available from: http://starconference.org.uk/star/2019/Hood.pdf

The CIVITAS PORTIS (PORT-cities: Innovation for Sustainability) Project is a Horizon 2020 initiative concerned with the design, demonstration and evaluation of integrated packages of sustainable mobility measures in five major port cities in Europe.... Read More about Sustainable road freight in port cities: Aberdeen and Civitas Portis..

Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building. (2019)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2019. Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building. Renewable and sustainable energy reviews [online], 110, pages 101-117. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.04.046

The residential sector is well known to be one of the main energy consumers worldwide. The purpose of this study is to select the best renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building by using a new integrated fuzzy... Read More about Multi-criteria evaluation of renewable energy alternatives for electricity generation in a residential building..

Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East. (2019)
Journal Article
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], 13(4), pages 273-281. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17265/1934-7359/2019.04.007

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 cultural and environmental fundam... Read More about Impact of technology and innovation on adaptation of architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East..

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 about Blockchain grammars: designing with DAOS..

Appraisal of energy efficiency retrofit: government incentives and social housing organizations' perspective. (2019)
Thesis
PANERU, S. 2019. Appraisal of energy efficiency retrofit: government incentives and social housing organizations’ perspective. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

From the Scottish Social Housing Organizations' (SHO) perspective there is a major challenge to be addressed - retrofitting their dwelling stock to meet the energy efficiency objectives of the UK and Scottish governments. This is particularly challen... Read More about Appraisal of energy efficiency retrofit: government incentives and social housing organizations' perspective..

Network FOuNTAIN a CDBB network: For ONTologies and information maNagement in digital built Britain. Final report. (2019)
Report
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 [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.17863/CAM.40456

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 Digital Built Britain (DBB) to... Read More about Network FOuNTAIN a CDBB network: For ONTologies and information maNagement in digital built Britain. Final report..

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 about The effect of strong ambient winds on the efficiency of solar updraft power towers: a numerical case study for Orkney..

Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. (2018)
Journal Article
LAWANI, A. and MOORE, D.R. 2018. Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. International journal of construction management [online], Latest articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2018.1512028

The emotional intelligence (EI) concept is prevalent within management literature and is recognized as an important skill for managers in achieving organisational effectiveness. However, scholars report an unwillingness by the construction industry t... Read More about Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations..

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 about A review on building information modelling in Nigeria and its potentials..