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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

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. [2019]. Systems thinking and CMM for continuous improvement in the construction industry. International journal for productivity and performance management [online], (accepted).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

Barrières à l'utilisation des méthodes d'aide à la décision murltcirétres dans le secteur de la construction en Algérie. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
SEDDIKI, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Barrières à l'utilisation des méthodes d'aide à la décision murltcirétres dans le secteur de la construction en Algérie. Presented at the Colloque international sur les villes intelligentes (CIVIC 2018), 6-8 November 2018, Constantine, Algeria. Constantine: Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning, University Salah Boubnider [online]. Available from: https://ruralm.hypothes...8/04/colloque_18_3_.pdf .

Le secteur de la construction est un secteur où prendre les bonnes décisions peut s’avérer très difficile à cause du nombre important de critères à prendre en considération (qualité, coût, délais, règlementations, impact sur l’environnement, etc.). U... 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

A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design: connecting the blockchain. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
DOUNAS, T. and LOMBARDI, D. 2018. A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design. In Kępczyńska-Walczak, A. and Bialkowski, S. (eds.) Computing for a better tomorrow: proceedings of the 36th International conference on Education and research in computer aided architectural design in Europe (eCAADe 2018), 19-21 September 2018, Lodz, Poland. Hong Kong: CumInCAD [online], Volume 1, pages 223-230. Available from: http://papers.cumincad....ks/paper/ecaade2018_226

We present a proof of concept implementation of an integration strategy for connecting CAD with Blockchain. We explain the components of most blockchains and the value they bring to the built environment ecosystem, the potential impact a complete int... 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