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Topology generated non-fungible tokens: blockchain as infrastructure for a circular economy in architectural design. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
DOUNAS, T., JABI, W. and LOMBARDI, D. 2021. Topology generated non-fungible tokens: blockchain as infrastructure for a circular economy in architectural design. In Globa, A., van Ameijde, J., Fingrut, A., Kim, N. and Sky Lo, T.T. (eds.) Proceedings of the 26th Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia international conference 2021 (CAADRIA 2021): projections, 29 March - 1 April 2021, [virtual conference]. Hong Kong: CAADRIA [online], vol 2, pages 151-160. Available from: https://caadria2021.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/caadria2021_376.pdf

The paper presents a new digital infrastructure layer for buildings and architectural assets. The infrastructure layer consists of a combination of topology graphs secured on a decentralised ledger. The topology graphs organise non-fungible digital t... Read More about Topology generated non-fungible tokens: blockchain as infrastructure for a circular economy in architectural design..

Virtual World16: virtual design collaboration for the intersection of academia and industry. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
SCHNABEL, M.A., KOBAYASHI, Y., PENCREACH, Y., BENNADJI, A., CHOI, D., FLAMMA, P., FUKUDA, T., LO, T.T., NARAHARA, T., NOVAK, M., RON, R., SWARTS, M., TERZIDIS, K., TUCKER, T. and VITAL, R. 2021. Virtual World16: virtual design collaboration for the intersection of academia and industry. In Globa, A., van Ameijde, J., Fingrut, A., Kim, N. and Sky Lo, T.T. (eds.) Proceedings of the 26th Association for Computer-Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia international conference 2021 (CAADRIA 2021): projections, 29 March - 1 April 2021, [virtual conference]. Hong Kong: CAADRIA [online], vol 2, pages 203-212. Available from: https://caadria2021.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/caadria2021_318.pdf

Over the past 13 years, the 'World16'-group has collaborated face-to-face on various challenges that architectural design faces within VR, architecture, urban design, and its delivery to the professional industries. The focus of the collaboration is... Read More about Virtual World16: virtual design collaboration for the intersection of academia and industry..

A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. [Dataset] (2021)
Dataset
IHEUKWUMERE, O., MOORE, D. and OMOTAYO, T.A. [2021]. A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. [Dataset]. Applied petrochemical research [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13203-021-00272-0#Sec18

This paper measured the significant factors leading to performance challenges across state-owned refineries in Nigeria based on experts’ views. The study was carried out with a view of making policy recommendations to help address these issues and th... Read More about A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. [Dataset].

A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. (2021)
Journal Article
IHEUKWUMERE, O., MOORE, D. and OMOTAYO, T.A. [2021]. A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries. Applied petrochemical research [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s13203-021-00272-0

This paper measured the significant factors leading to performance challenges across state-owned refineries in Nigeria based on experts’ views. The study was carried out with a view of making policy recommendations to help address these issues and th... Read More about A meta-analysis of multi-factors leading to performance challenges across Nigeria’s state-owned refineries..

A concept design stages protocol to support collaborative processes in architecture, engineering and construction projects. (2021)
Journal Article
LEON, M. and LAING, R. [2021]. A concept design stages protocol to support collaborative processes in architecture, engineering and construction projects. Journal of engineering, design and technology [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-10-2020-0399

Purpose/Design: A collaborative approach from the outset is imperative for project success, especially when considering multidisciplinary teams in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. However, involving different disciplines... Read More about A concept design stages protocol to support collaborative processes in architecture, engineering and construction projects..

Long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource needs in Ghana’s oil sector: system dynamics approach. (2021)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A., OMOTAYO, T.S., BJEIRMI, B. and BOATENG, P. 2021. Long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource needs in Ghana’s oil sector: system dynamics approach. Sustainability [online], 13(6), article 3546. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/su13063546

This study espouses a multi-strategy method comprising of a qualitative study and system dynamics (SD) to deliver the long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource development (HRD) in Ghana’s oil and gas sector. The adoption of the SD differed from... Read More about Long-term dynamic behaviour of human resource needs in Ghana’s oil sector: system dynamics approach..

User-friendly tool to enable individual homeowners to invest in energy efficiency. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2021. User-friendly tool to enable individual homeowners to invest in energy efficiency. In Abdelmohsen, S., El-Khouly, T., Mallasi, Z. and Bannadji, A. (eds.). 2021. Architecture in the age of distruptive technologies: transformation and challenges: proceedings of the 9th Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design 2021 (ASCAAD 2021) [online], 2-4 March 2021, [virtual conference]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 750-756. Available from: http://ascaad.org/conference/2021/docs/proceedings.pdf

Buildings are an important source of CO2 emissions and account for almost a third of final energy consumption globally. The necessity to achieve energy efficiency standards in new and existing buildings is now recognised. The residential sector consu... Read More about User-friendly tool to enable individual homeowners to invest in energy efficiency..

Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria. (2020)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A. and TEHAMI, M. 2020. Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria. Journal of construction in developing countries [online], 25(2), pages 39-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21315/jcdc2020.25.2.2

The residential sector of Algeria consumes 29% of the total energy consumption. In order to reduce and address this consumption along with the challenges of climate change, Algerian public policy considers energy efficiency investment measures (EEIMs... Read More about Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria..

AHP-systems thinking analyses for kaizen costing implementation in the construction industry. (2020)
Journal Article
OMOTAYO, T., AWUZIE, B., EGBELAKIN, T., OBI, L. and OGUNNUSI, M. 2020. AHP-systems thinking analyses for kaizen costing implementation in the construction industry. Buildings [online], 10(12), article ID 230. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10120230

The incessant reportage of cost overruns and abandoned projects in contemporary literature have accentuated the need for a re-examination of the nature of the cost management strategies deployed to these projects. This study explores the potential of... Read More about AHP-systems thinking analyses for kaizen costing implementation in the construction industry..

COVID-19 pandemic: the effects and prospects in the construction industry. (2020)
Journal Article
OGUNNUSI, M., HAMMA-ADAMA, M., SALMAN, H. and KOUIDER, T. 2020. COVID-19 pandemic: the effects and prospects in the construction industry. International journal of real estate studies [online], 14(Special Issue 2), pages 120-128. Available from: https://www.utm.my/intrest/files/2020/11/2_Final_MS_CRES-Covid-025.pdf

COVID-19, social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine, furlough, palliatives, and many more emerged as the new vocabularies of the entire world, construction industry not excluded. It is precisely a decade from the last pandemic experienced by the... Read More about COVID-19 pandemic: the effects and prospects in the construction industry..

Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain. (2020)
Journal Article
UCHEHARA, I., HAMMA-ADAMA, M., OBIRI, K.A., JAFARIFAR, N. and MOORE, D. 2020. Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain. International journal of real estate studies [online], 14(Special Issue 1), pages 41-53. Available from: https://www.utm.my/intrest/files/2020/11/5_Final_MS_CRES-Covid-006_Latest.pdf

Industry experts internationally have raised concerns regarding the significant risk posed to the real estate sector by the unprecedented global pandemic of Covid-19. The influence of Covid-19 has been swift, and with emerging wide-ranging consequenc... Read More about Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain..

The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry. (2020)
Journal Article
MOKWENA, J., MASHWAMA, N.X., THWALA, D., AIGBAVBOA, C. and HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2020. The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry. In Askarinejad, H., Yazdani, S. and Singh, A. (eds.) Proceedings of International structural engineering and construction [online], 7(2): papers from 5th Australasia and South-East Asia Structural engineering and construction conference 2020 (ASEA-SEC-5): emerging technologies and sustainability principles in structural engineering and construction, 30 November - 3 December 2020, Christchurch, New Zealand, article ID CPM-01. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14455/ISEC.2020.7(2).CPM-01

The overall aim of this study is to appraise the current practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on firms operating in the South African construction market. Primary and secondary sources of data were utilized. The primary data were collect... Read More about The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry..

Framework for decentralised architectural design BIM and blockchain integration. (2020)
Journal Article
DOUNAS, T., LOMBARDI, D. and JABI, W. [2021]. Framework for decentralised architectural design BIM and blockchain integration. International journal of architectural computing [online], OnlineFirst. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1478077120963376

The paper introduces a framework for decentralised architectural design in the context of the fourth industrial revolution. We examine first the constraints of building information modelling in regard to collaboration and trust. We then introduce Blo... Read More about Framework for decentralised architectural design BIM and blockchain integration..

Framework for macro building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. (2020)
Thesis
HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2020. Framework for macro building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The Construction Industry is a vital component of a nations' Gross Domestic Product (GDP), employing both skilled and unskilled personnel. The construction industry's productivity depends on many factors, such as stakeholder relationships, constructi... Read More about Framework for macro building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria..

Digital heritage as a route towards social engagement. (2020)
Book Chapter
LAING, R., LEON, M., HERBERT, C. and ROBERTS, C. 2020. Digital heritage as a route towards social engagement. In Melendez, F., Diniz, N. and Del Signore, M. (eds.) Data, matter, design: strategies in computational design. Abingdon: Routledge [online], pages 266-271. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367369156-85

The historic environment faces many challenges, one of which is a poor understanding of the positive role it can play in the maintenance, development, and regeneration of communities, their culture, and their economy. Aberdeenshire Council considers... Read More about Digital heritage as a route towards social engagement..

Smart contracts for decentralised building information modelling. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
DOUNAS, T., JABI, W. and LOMBARDI, D. 2020. Smart contracts for decentralised building information modelling. In Köering, D. and Werner, L.C. (eds.) Proceedings of 38th Education and research in computer aided architectural design in Europe (eCAADe) conference 2020 (eCAADe 2020): anthropologic: architecture and fabrication in the cognitive age, 16-17 September 2020, [virtual conference]. Berlin: eCAADe, volume 2, pages 565-574. Hosted on CumInCAD [online]. Available from: http://papers.cumincad.org/cgi-bin/works/paper/ecaade2020_190

The paper presents a model for decentralizing building information modelling, through implementing its infrastructure using the decentralized web. We discuss the shortcomings of BIM in terms of its infrastructure, with a focus on tracing identities o... Read More about Smart contracts for decentralised building information modelling..

Investigating the major causes of morphological transformations in the CBD of Accra and the impact on urban heat island intensity. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
GYASI-ADDO, J.A. and BENNADJI, A. 2020. Investigating the major causes of morphological transformations in the CBD of Accra and the impact on urban heat island intensity. In Scott, L. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference 2020 (ARCOM 2020), 7-8 September 2020, [virtual conference]. Leeds: ARCOM [online], pages 566-575. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/archive/2020-Indexed-Papers.pdf

Tropical urban sites are constantly under the threats of the adverse effects of urban heat island (UHI) - a situation which is aggravated by climate change. Urban morphology comprises a large set of factors that play an important role in modifying ur... Read More about Investigating the major causes of morphological transformations in the CBD of Accra and the impact on urban heat island intensity..

Infrastructure development in the West African extractive industry: a system thinking approach. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
OBIRI, K.A., BJEIRMI, B., MOORE, D. and BOATENG, P. 2020. Infrastructure development in the West African extractive industry: a system thinking approach. In Scott, L. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference 2020 (ARCOM 2020), 7-8 September 2020, [virtual conference]. Leeds: ARCOM [online], pages 275-284. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/archive/2020-Indexed-Papers.pdf

The extractive industry in the West African region contributes significantly to the socio-economic development of the host communities and the wider economies of resource-rich countries. However, the spill-over effects to the domestic suppliers and t... Read More about Infrastructure development in the West African extractive industry: a system thinking approach..

Highway sustainability construction: reducing carbon emissions using process management. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
UCHEHARA, I., HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and MOORE, D. 2020. Highway sustainability construction: reducing carbon emissions using process management. In Scott, L. and Neilson, C.J. (eds.) Proceedings of the 36th Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) annual conference 2020 (ARCOM 2020), 7-8 September 2020, [virtual conference]. Leeds: ARCOM [online], pages 305-314. Available from: http://www.arcom.ac.uk/-docs/archive/2020-Indexed-Papers.pdf

Carbon emission is a critical issue in infrastructure development, including the highway construction industry. Previous studies suggest that continuous carbon emission across highway projects is due to the use of different types of construction equi... Read More about Highway sustainability construction: reducing carbon emissions using process management..

Pedestrian routes and accessibility to urban services: an urban rhythmic analysis on people's behaviour before and during the COVID-19. (2020)
Journal Article
ZECCA, C., GAGLIONE, F., LAING, R. and GARGIULO, C. 2020. Pedestrian routes and accessibility to urban services: an urban rhythmic analysis on people's behaviour before and during the COVID-19. TeMA: journal of land use, mobility and environment [online], 13(2), pages 241-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.6092/1970-9870/7051

The emergency of COVID-19 changed the face of our cities, preventing most of the urban activities, limiting travels on large, medium and short distances and drastically reducing the number and the intensity of social relationships. The restrictive me... Read More about Pedestrian routes and accessibility to urban services: an urban rhythmic analysis on people's behaviour before and during the COVID-19..