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Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode', (2011)
Thesis
KRISTENSEN, E.K. 2011. Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode', and 'leadership and management', principally in a Danish development context and seen from the perspective of the architect. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

It has always been a mystery, why the Danish building industry stagnated after the industrial breakthrough, and never was able to adapt the industrial production, business culture, buyer perception, and leadership and management, used in nearly all o... Read More about Systemic barriers to a future transformation of the building industry from a buyer controlled to a seller driven industry: an analysis of key systemic variables in the building industry, such as 'procurement model', 'buyer perception', 'production mode',.

The impact of CAAD on design methodology and visual thinking in architectural education. (2011)
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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..

The rise of a profession within a profession: the development of the architectural technology discipline within the profession of architecture. (2011)
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BARRETT, N. 2011. The rise of a profession within a profession: the development of the architectural technology discipline within the profession of architecture. Robert Gordon University, PhD thesis.

This thesis investigates the emergence of a new specialisation within the profession of architecture, namely that of the architectural technologist. The main original contributions from the research concern a deep understanding of how that emergence... Read More about The rise of a profession within a profession: the development of the architectural technology discipline within the profession of architecture..