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Analysis of barriers and drivers for BIM adoption. (2020)
Journal Article
HAMMA-ADAMA, M., KOUIDER, T. and SALMAN, H. 2020. Analysis of barriers and drivers for BIM adoption. International journal of BIM and engineering science [online], 3(1), pages 18-41. Available from: HAMMA-ADAMA, M., KOUIDER, T. and SALMAN, H. 2020. Analysis of barriers and drivers for BIM adoption. International journal of BIM and engineering science [online], 3(1), pages 18-41. Available from: http://bimarabia.com/IJ..._volume_3_issue_1_2020/

Research on 'digitalization and collaboration' in the construction industry has been gaining momentum in the recent academic engagements. Despite its existence in many industries (i.e. financial services, retailing, publishing and travelling) for ove... Read More about Analysis of barriers and drivers for BIM adoption..

Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity. (2020)
Book
MAIR, N. and ZAMAN, Q.M. [2021]. Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity. SpringerBriefs in geography. Cham: Springer [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-51449-5

This book is a companion to an earlier book ("Potsdamerplatz: the reshaping of Berlin") also by Quazi Mahtab Zaman. Political meaning in architecture has been a subject of interest to many critics and writers. The most notable of these include Charle... Read More about Berlin: a city awaits: the interplay between political ideology, architecture and identity..

4D BIM integrated construction supply chain logistics to optimise on-site production. (2020)
Journal Article
MAGILL, L.J., JAFARIFAR, N., WATSON, A. and OMOTAYO, T. [2020]. 4D BIM integrated construction supply chain logistics to optimise on-site production. International journal of construction management [online], (accepted).

Loss of productivity through on-site delays and disruptions is a significant problem in the construction industry. This can be caused by workforce, materials, and equipment clashes. A major need for the industry is to improve construction logistic ef... Read More about 4D BIM integrated construction supply chain logistics to optimise on-site production..

Built heritage modelling and visualisation: the potential to engage with issues of heritage value and wider participation. (2020)
Journal Article
LAING, R. [2020]. Built heritage modelling and visualisation: the potential to engage with issues of heritage value and wider participation. Developments in the built environment [online], In Press. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100017

Modelling and visualisation of the built heritage has become an area where digital tools and techniques have become pervasive. This extends across all stages and aspects of heritage projects, and has come to include the culture of data pertaining to... Read More about Built heritage modelling and visualisation: the potential to engage with issues of heritage value and wider participation..

Analysis of causes of building collapse: system thinking approach. (2020)
Journal Article
HAMMA-ADAMA, M., IHEUKWUMERE, O. and KOUIDER, T. 2020. Analysis of causes of building collapse: system thinking approach. Jordan journal of civil engineering [online], 14(2), pages 188-197. Available from: https://jjce.just.edu.j...es/paper.php?p=4936.pdf

Construction industry has rapidly evolved in the past decade. Across some developing nations, the issue of building collapse has remained a disturbing factor, especially in the past three decades. In Nigeria, building collapse has become the subject... Read More about Analysis of causes of building collapse: system thinking approach..

Reading underused urban spaces: Aberdeen views. (2020)
Journal Article
ZECCA, C. and LAING, R. 2020. Reading underused urban spaces: Aberdeen views. Sustainable cities and society [online], 56, article ID 102108. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2020.102108

This paper explores the application of a combination of urban analysis methods in order to gather data and explore the implications of abandonment in a city. Nowadays, in a period of economic recession, developments based on demolitions and reconstru... Read More about Reading underused urban spaces: Aberdeen views..

Animation as a computational framework for architectural design composition. (2020)
Journal Article
DOUNAS, T. 2020. Animation as a computational framework for architectural design composition. Architectural science review [online], 63(2), pages 222-232. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/00038628.2019.1709037

The paper develops computation, through dynamic grammars, as a third equivalent to syntactical and typological understanding of architectural design. Within theory of architectural design, syntactical and typological understanding of architecture are... Read More about Animation as a computational framework for architectural design composition..

Aligning tacit knowledge and competitive advantage: a resource-based view. (2020)
Journal Article
OSOBAJO, O. and BJEIRMI, B. [2020]. Aligning tacit knowledge and competitive advantage: a resource-based view. International journal of knowledge management studies [online], (In Press). Available from: https://www.inderscienc...hcoming.php?jcode=ijkms

This paper investigates the role of tacit knowledge in establishing competitive advantage using the resource-based view (RBV) theory. A framework for studying tacit knowledge, organisational performance, value creation and competitive advantage is in... Read More about Aligning tacit knowledge and competitive advantage: a resource-based view..

A system thinking approach to human resource development in the oil industry. (2020)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A., BJEIRMI, B. and BOATENG, P. 2020. A system thinking approach to human resource development in the oil industry. Journal of energy research and reviews [online], 4(1), pages 39-49. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/JENRR/2020/v4i130118

Prerequisite for the development of production linkages in the oil and gas (O&G) industry is the existence of a skilled and experienced workforce. Resource-rich countries, however, are either in short supply or lack of the requisite local capacity. T... Read More about A system thinking approach to human resource development in the oil industry..

Managing demand in the North East. (2020)
Report
HOOD, C. and LAING, R. 2020. Managing demand in the North East. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University/Nestrans 2040

Local authorities and Regional Transport Partnerships may need to be seen to be reacting to the Scottish Government’s inclusion of Workplace Parking Charges in the recent Transport Scotland Bill, with provisions soon to be enshrined in legislation. T... Read More about Managing demand in the North East..

Development of a new analytical model for the study of the urban and architectural sound ambiance: the topological approach. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., ATTAR, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2019. Development of a new analytical model for the study of the urban and architectural sound ambiance: the topological approach. In Rahbarianyazd, R. and Nia, H.A. (eds.) Proceedings of the 2nd international conference of contemporary affairs on architecture and urbanism (ICCAUA2019), 9-10 May 2019, Alanya, Turkey. Alanya: Municipality of Alanya [online], pages 156-166. Available from: https://iccaua.com/page/2019-gallery

Research in the field of ambience has clearly evolved in our era; the field of investigation lists all the typologies of space, ranging from the architectural to the urban. There is a lot of research, but the relationships between investigations are... Read More about Development of a new analytical model for the study of the urban and architectural sound ambiance: the topological approach..

A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions. (2019)
Journal Article
OBIRI, K.A. and BJEIRMI, B. 2019. A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions. Journal of scientific research and reports [online], 25(5), article number 53413. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2019/v25i530195

Since their introduction in the North Sea, most resource-rich countries in Africa are introducing or reinforcing local content policies (LCPs) and regulations, to propel socio-economic development. Local content is now a prerequisite for granting an... Read More about A comparative analysis of local content policies in the North Sea and the Gulf of Guinea regions..

Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
WOOD, C.F., DOUNAS, T. and SCOTT, J.R. 2019. Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK. In Kouider, T. and Andersen, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019) [online]: architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 181-190. Available from: https://docs.google.com...DoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

This paper seeks to understand the climate for Virtual Reality (VR) within the Architectural Technology (AT)curriculum in the U.K. It seeks to assess through literature, focus groups and questionnaires VR’s current place and seek to find a model to m... Read More about Virtual reality in the architectural technology curriculum in the UK..

BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst…, what does a confused AEC industry need? (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T., SYKES, P. and HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2019. BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst..., what does a confused AEC industry need? In Kouider, T. and Andersen, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019) [online]: architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 67-88. Available from: https://docs.google.com...DoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

The rapid growth of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries since its introduction around 2002 has highlighted a skills shortage within the industry whilst also leading to some confusion over... Read More about BIM manager, coordinator, consultant, analyst…, what does a confused AEC industry need?.

Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T. and ANDERSEN, P.J. (eds.) 2019. Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019) [online]: architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge, 15 November 2019, Odense, Denmark. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University. Available from: https://docs.google.com...DoxODg5NzZjZmE3NzYyNmZi

During the past decade, the construction industry focus has largely been on the many new challenges brought about by the sustainability/climate change agenda and the introduction of BIM in new build. The theme of the next ICAT conference will focus o... Read More about Proceedings of the 8th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2019): architectural technology, facing the renovation and refurbishment challenge..

The state of corporate social responsibility practice in the construction sector. (2019)
Journal Article
OLANIPEKUN, A.O., OSHODI, O.S, DARKO, A. and OMOTAYO, T. 2020. The state of corporate social responsibility practice in the construction sector. Smart and sustainable built environment [online], 9(2), pages 91-111. 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 practice in the construction sector..

Adaptation of an architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East: a case study of three building typologies in Riyadh City. (2019)
Thesis
FARDOUS, I.S. 2019. Adaptation of an architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East: a case study of three building typologies in Riyadh City. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

This study assesses the environmental response, adaptation qualities and adaptation capacities of Arabic vernacular architecture, taking into account how these aspects help to provide suitable thermal comfort, while also catering to the psychological... Read More about Adaptation of an architectonic tradition for a sustainable future in the Middle East: a case study of three building typologies in Riyadh City..

Cost overrun causality model in Saudi Arabian public sector construction projects. (2019)
Thesis
ALJOHANI, A. 2019. Cost overrun causality model in Saudi Arabian public sector construction projects. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

Construction performance in Saudi public projects has been poor over the years, with 70% of projects considered as failures and costing the country over 1 trillion SAR (over £202 billion) between 2005 and 2015. The project delivery mechanism used to... Read More about Cost overrun causality model in Saudi Arabian public sector construction projects..

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 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..


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