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Infrastructure development and abandonment. (2021)
Journal Article
OGUNNUSI, M., SALMAN, H. and LAING, R. 2021. Infrastructure development and abandonment. Proceedings of international structural engineering and construction [online], 8(1): proceedings of the 11th International structural engineering and construction conference 2021 (ISEC-11): interdisciplinary civil and construction engineering projects, 26-31 July 2021, Cairo, Egypt, Chapter 7.7. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14455/ISEC.2021.8(1).INF-08

The Nigerian Government is developing infrastructure guided by the United Nations (UN) call for sustainable development. However, uncompleted government infrastructure (roads, bridges, buildings, dams and others) projects litter the entire landscape... Read More about Infrastructure development and abandonment..

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..

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..

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 BIMa and engineering science [online], 3(1), pages 18-41. Available from: http://bimarabia.com/IJBES/2020/06/30/ijbes_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..

Blockchain in construction industry: challenges and opportunities. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
HAMMA-ADAMA, M., SALMAN, H. and KOUIDER, T. 2020. Blockchain in construction industry: challenges and opportunities. To be presented at 2020 International engineering conference and exhibition (IECE 2020), 2-5 March 2020, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Construction Industry is currently evolving around the world. On the other hand, despite the technological advancement across most sectors, construction industry remains amongst laggards in digitalization. Currently, engineering business is facing te... Read More about Blockchain in construction industry: challenges and opportunities..

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..

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 about Building information modelling uptake: tool training in Nigeria..

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/-docs/archive/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 about State of building information modelling (BIM) adoption in Nigeria..

Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses: the RGU experience. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T., SALMAN, H. and PATERSON, G. 2018. Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses: the RGU experience. In Kouider, T. and Alexander, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the 7th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces, 14-17 June 2018, Belfast, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 155-172.

Among the ambitions regarding BIM uptake across the built environment sector in the UK and arguably beyond may be tempered by a realpolitik shaped in part by interactions between Higher Education (HE) and professional practice. In September 2013, Edu... Read More about Developing and embedding a BIM curriculum in build environment courses: the RGU experience..

Diffusion of innovations: the status of building information modelling uptake in Nigeria. (2018)
Journal Article
HAMMA-ADAMA, M., SALMAN, H. and KOUIDER, T. 2017. Diffusion of innovations: the status of building information modelling uptake in Nigeria. Journal of scientific research and reports [online], 17(4), article number JSRR.38711. Available from: https://doi.org/10.9734/JSRR/2017/38711

Aim: This study evaluated Building Information Modelling (BIM) awareness and adoption in Nigeria through the line of enquiry known as the 'diffusion of innovations' and its possible uptake. Study Design: The study is quantitative in nature and the pr... Read More about Diffusion of innovations: the status of building information modelling uptake in Nigeria..

Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. (2015)
Book Chapter
LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J. and SALMAN, H.S. 2015. Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages. In Mahjoubi, L., Brebbia, C.A. and Laing, R. (eds.) Building information modelling (BIM) in design, construction and operations. WIT transactions on the built environment, 149. Southampton: WIT Press, pages 205-216.

This paper presents the application of a Conceptual Design Stages Protocol during feasibility stages within a multidisciplinary design team, for the purpose of bridging the gap between ideas generation and their representation in later and more advan... Read More about Making collaboration work: application of a conceptual design stages protocol for pre-BIM stages..

Development of a computer mediated multidisciplinary design protocol and its application to the early architectural design stages. (2015)
Thesis
LEON, M. 2015. Development of a computer mediated multidisciplinary design protocol and its application to the early architectural design stages. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

Effective multidisciplinary design collaboration and increased effort during the feasibility and early design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value and overall success of a built environment project, from the initial d... Read More about Development of a computer mediated multidisciplinary design protocol and its application to the early architectural design stages..

Development and testing of a design protocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concept stages with application to the built environment. (2014)
Journal Article
LEON, M., LAING, R., MALINS, J., SALMAN, H. 2014. Development and testing of a design protocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concept stages with application to the built environment. Procedia environmental sciences [online], 22: proceedings of the 12th International conference on design and decision support systems in architecture and urban planning (DDSS 2014), 25-27 August 2014, Eindhoven, Netherlands, pages 108-119. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2014.11.011

Effective collaboration and maximum effort from stakeholders during the feasibility and concept design stages in architecture provide the greatest potential for added value for the overall success of a building project, from the initial design throug... Read More about Development and testing of a design protocol for computer mediated multidisciplinary collaboration during the concept stages with application to the built environment..

Experimenting with CAAD: as a means to solve conceptual design by architecture and architecture technology students. (2014)
Conference Proceeding
SALMAN, H. 2014. Experimenting with CAAD: as a means to solve conceptual design by architecture and architecture technology students. In Kouider, T. (ed.) Proceedings of the 5th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2014): architectural technology, towards innovative professional practice, 7 November 2014, Aberdeen, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online], pages 266-281. Available from: https://sites.google.com/site/archtechcongress1/products-services/proceedings/ICAT%202014%20Proceedings.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1

This study sought to characterise students design activity while designing with Computer Aided Design (CAAD) professional programs and its impact on the students design process. The design protocol participants were final year students (architectural... Read More about Experimenting with CAAD: as a means to solve conceptual design by architecture and architecture technology students..

The impact of computer aided architectural design programs on conceptual design in an educational context. (2014)
Journal Article
SALMAN, H.S., LAING, R. and CONNIFF, A. 2014. The impact of computer aided architectural design programs on conceptual design in an educational context. Design studies, 35(4), pages 412-439. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.destud.2014.02.002

Little research has been undertaken concerning the manner in which students use computer aided architectural design (CAAD) programs for conceptual design. The research aim was to explore the potential impact of CAAD programs as conceptual design tool... Read More about The impact of computer aided architectural design programs on conceptual design in an educational context..

Preparing architectural technology students for BIM 2016 mandate. (2013)
Conference Proceeding
SALMAN, H. 2013. Preparing architectural technology students for BIM 2016 mandate. In Kouider, T. (ed.) Proceedings of the 4th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2013): architectural technology: the defining features, 22 March 2013, Sheffield, UK. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University [online], pages 142-158. Available from: https://sites.google.com/site/archtechcongress1/products-services/proceedings/ICAT%202013%20Proceedings.pdf?attredirects=0&d=1

This paper presents a challenging stand for architectural technology (AT) students, and roles. What roles are AT graduates going to play before and after the 2016 Building Information Modelling (BIM) mandate and how academia is preparing them for suc... Read More about Preparing architectural technology students for BIM 2016 mandate..

The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education. (2011)
Thesis
SALMAN, H.S. 2011. The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis aims to explore the potential impact of Computer Aided Architectural Design (CAAD) as a conceptual design tool on the design methodology of final year students. Many design studies have focused on sketching and its relationship with creat... Read More about The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education..