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Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. (2018)
Journal Article
LAWANI, A. and MOORE, D.R. 2021. Propositions for utilising emotional intelligence in construction organisations. International journal of construction management [online], 21(2), pages 153-166. 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..

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 about Critical success factors for Kaizen implementation in the Nigerian construction industry..

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 about Managing embodied carbon in buildings: a pareto approach..

Barrières à l'utilisation des méthodes d'aide à la décision murltcirétres [sic] 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 [sic] 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.

The construction sector is a sector where making the right decisions can be very difficult, because of the large number of criteria to be taken into consideration (e.g. quality, cost, deadlines, regulations, impact on the environment, etc.). A bad de... Read More about Barrières à l'utilisation des méthodes d'aide à la décision murltcirétres [sic] dans le secteur de la construction en Algérie..

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. 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 about Evaluation of the thermal comfort in the design of the museum routes: the thermal topology..

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.org/cgi-bin/works/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 about A CAD-blockchain integration strategy for distributed validated digital design: connecting the blockchain..

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..

BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future? (2018)
Conference Proceeding
PAPADONIKOLAKI, E., LEON, M. and MAHAMADU, A.M. 2018. BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future? In Karlshoj, J. and Scherer, R (eds.) eWork and ebusiness in architecture, engineering and construction: proceedings of the 12th European conference on product and process modelling 2018 (ECPPM 2018), 12-14 September 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark. Boca Raton: CRC Press, pages 321-328. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1201/9780429506215.

Building information Modelling (BIM) lies at the centre of construction industry’s interest nowadays, with a revolutionary impact on the ways that professionals work, collaborate and conduct business. The application of BIM is not as straightforward... Read More about BIM solutions for construction lifecycle: a myth or a tangible future?.

Digital participation and collaboration in architectural design. (2018)
Book
LAING, R. 2018. Digital participation and collaboration in architectural design. Abingdon: Routledge [online]. Available from: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315161488

The emergence of new digital and visualisation technologies in recent years has led to rapid changes in the field of architecture. Current drives to incorporate building information modelling as a part of architectural design are giving way to the in... Read More about Digital participation and collaboration in architectural design..

Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. (2018)
Journal Article
SARAOUI, S., BELAKEHAL, A., BENNADJI, A. and ATTAR, A. 2018. Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 571-584. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3980

The present work aims to demonstrate that a topological characterization of architectural space would amount to a presence and a participation of sound. In other words, the sound, itself and similarly to the human body, will be able to generate new s... Read More about Spatial-sound topology of the museum's architectural space..

Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie. (2018)
Journal Article
ZIANI, A., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie. Courrier du savoir [online], 26, pages 289-300. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/cds/article/view/3944

This research explores the authentic luminous ambiences that characterized the medersa of El Eubbad in Tlemcen in Algeria. These atmospheres have been profoundly altered due to the different rearrangements that have affected this building. Based on h... Read More about Essai de restitution des ambiances lumineuses de la medersa merinide d'El Eubbad a Tlemcen, Algerie..

Multi-storey residential buildings and occupant's behaviour during fire evacuation in the UK: factors relevant to the development of evacuation strategies. (2018)
Journal Article
GERGES, M., PENN, S., MOORE, D., BOOTHMAN, C. and LIYANAGE, C. 2018. Multi-storey residential buildings and occupant's behaviour during fire evacuation in the UK: factors relevant to the development of evacuation strategies. International journal of building pathology and adaptation [online], 36(3), pages 234-253. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/IJBPA-08-2017-0033

Purpose - The paper aims to investigate human behaviour during fire evacuations in multistorey residential buildings through a focus on the challenges and obstacles that occupants face. Any variations in response behaviours that are relevant to the e... Read More about Multi-storey residential buildings and occupant's behaviour during fire evacuation in the UK: factors relevant to the development of evacuation strategies..

Embodied carbon emissions of buildings: a case study of an apartment building in the UK. (2018)
Presentation / Conference
FERNANDO, N.G., EKUNDAYO, D.O. and VICTORIA, M.F. 2018. Embodied carbon emissions of buildings: a case study of an apartment building in the UK. Presented at the 7th World construction symposium 2018: built asset sustainability: rethinking design, construction and operations, 29 June - 01 July 2018, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

The UK government has set a target to significantly reduce UK greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. 47% of all UK CO2 emissions are linked to the construction and operation of the built environment. Buildings emit two types of carbon namely operational c... Read More about Embodied carbon emissions of buildings: a case study of an apartment building in the UK..

Evaluation of the thermal environment in architecture hotel of Fernand Pouillon: case of the Ziban Hotel in Biskra = Évaluation des ambiances thermiques dans l'architecture hôtelière de Fernand Pouillon. (2018)
Journal Article
ZINEDDINE, S., BELAKEHAL, A. and BENNADJI, A. 2018. Evaluation of the thermal environment in architecture hotel of Fernand Pouillon: case of the Ziban Hotel in Biskra = Évaluation des ambiances thermiques dans l'architecture hôtelière de Fernand Pouillon. Cas de l'hôtel des Zibans à Biskra. Journal of applied engineering science and technology [online], 4(2), pages 143-148. Available from: http://revues.univ-biskra.dz/index.php/jaest/article/view/3889

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of the orientation on the thermal environment in the works of Fernand Pouillon and its role in the reduction of the strong continuous and daily variations of the temperatures. In the region o... Read More about Evaluation of the thermal environment in architecture hotel of Fernand Pouillon: case of the Ziban Hotel in Biskra = Évaluation des ambiances thermiques dans l'architecture hôtelière de Fernand Pouillon..

Proceedings of the 7th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
KOUIDER, T. and ALEXANDER, G. (eds.) 2018. 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 [online]. Available from: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxhcmNodGVjaGNvbmdyZXNzMXxneDozZGU4MTVjZDFjNDQwYWU5

Change is constant in the modern Construction Industry: challenges grow, roles diversify, education transforms, technologies proliferate, innovations emerge and collaboration increases. Architectural technology is at the core of the industry where th... Read More about Proceedings of the 7th International congress on architectural technology (ICAT 2018): architectural technology at the interfaces..

A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. (2018)
Conference Proceeding
HAMMA-ADAMA, M. and KOUIDER, T. 2018. A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation. 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 87-105.

Computer Aided Design software and their kind are generally considered as Building Information Modelling (BIM) tools; moreover, the sophistication level of one in use may determine the BIM maturity level. Education and research are the backgrounds to... Read More about A quest needs for building information modelling tools training in a developing nation..

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..

Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach. (2018)
Thesis
LAWANI, A. 2018. Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach. Robert Gordon University [online], PhD thesis. Available from: https://openair.rgu.ac.uk

The differences between management in government organisations and private ones are well recognised in the literature, and these variances reflect in how project management is practiced in both organisations. Consequently, the difficulties of develop... Read More about Investigating project management practice in Nigerian government construction organisations: a systems thinking approach..