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Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE. (2020)
Journal Article
SEDDIKI, M., TEHAMI, M. and BENNADJI, A. 2020. Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE. Algerian journal of engineering architecture and urbanism [online] 4(3), pages 29-34. Available from: https://www.aneau.org/ajeau/Art/ajeau_v4_n3.pdf

Historic buildings in Algeria are subject to an extensive preservation program. Investments made to preserve this heritage are becoming increasingly important. The prioritisation of renovation interventions requires a global approach because it simul... Read More about Assessment of priority options for preservation of historic buildings using model based on FPROMETHEE..

Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria. (2020)
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SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A. and TEHAMI, M. 2020. Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria. Journal of construction in developing countries [online], 25(2), pages 39-61. Available from: https://doi.org/10.21315/jcdc2020.25.2.2

The residential sector of Algeria consumes 29% of the total energy consumption. In order to reduce and address this consumption along with the challenges of climate change, the Algerian public policy considers energy efficiency investment measures (E... Read More about Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency measures in Mostaganem, Algeria..

AHP-systems thinking analyses for kaizen costing implementation in the construction industry. (2020)
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OMOTAYO, T., AWUZIE, B., EGBELAKIN, T., OBI, L. and OGUNNUSI, M. 2020. AHP-systems thinking analyses for kaizen costing implementation in the construction industry. Buildings [online], 10(12), article ID 230. Available from: https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings10120230

The incessant reportage of cost overruns and abandoned projects in contemporary literature have accentuated the need for a re-examination of the nature of the cost management strategies deployed to these projects. This study explores the potential of... Read More about AHP-systems thinking analyses for kaizen costing implementation in the construction industry..

COVID-19 pandemic: the effects and prospects in the construction industry. (2020)
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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..

Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain. (2020)
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UCHEHARA, I., HAMMA-ADAMA, M., OBIRI, K.A., JAFARIFAR, N. and MOORE, D. 2020. Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain. International journal of real estate studies [online], 14(Special Issue 1), pages 41-53. Available from: https://www.utm.my/intrest/files/2020/11/5_Final_MS_CRES-Covid-006_Latest.pdf

Industry experts internationally have raised concerns regarding the significant risk posed to the real estate sector by the unprecedented global pandemic of Covid-19. The influence of Covid-19 has been swift, and with emerging wide-ranging consequenc... Read More about Impacts and risk management of COVID-19 pandemic on real estate supply chain..

The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry. (2020)
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MOKWENA, J., MASHWAMA, N.X., THWALA, D., AIGBAVBOA, C. and HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2020. The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry. In Askarinejad, H., Yazdani, S. and Singh, A. (eds.) Proceedings of International structural engineering and construction [online], 7(2): papers from 5th Australasia and South-East Asia Structural engineering and construction conference 2020 (ASEA-SEC-5): emerging technologies and sustainability principles in structural engineering and construction, 30 November - 3 December 2020, Christchurch, New Zealand, article ID CPM-01. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14455/ISEC.2020.7(2).CPM-01

The overall aim of this study is to appraise the current practice of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) on firms operating in the South African construction market. Primary and secondary sources of data were utilized. The primary data were collect... Read More about The current state of corporate social responsibility practices of firms operating in construction industry..

Framework for decentralised architectural design BIM and blockchain integration. (2020)
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DOUNAS, T., LOMBARDI, D. and JABI, W. 2021. Framework for decentralised architectural design BIM and blockchain integration. International journal of architectural computing [online], 19(2), pages 157-173. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/1478077120963376

The paper introduces a framework for decentralised architectural design in the context of the fourth industrial revolution. We examine first the constraints of building information modelling in regard to collaboration and trust. We then introduce Blo... Read More about Framework for decentralised architectural design BIM and blockchain integration..

Pedestrian routes and accessibility to urban services: an urban rhythmic analysis on people's behaviour before and during the COVID-19. (2020)
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ZECCA, C., GAGLIONE, F., LAING, R. and GARGIULO, C. 2020. Pedestrian routes and accessibility to urban services: an urban rhythmic analysis on people's behaviour before and during the COVID-19. TeMA: journal of land use, mobility and environment [online], 13(2), pages 241-256. Available from: https://doi.org/10.6092/1970-9870/7051

The emergency of COVID-19 changed the face of our cities, preventing most of the urban activities, limiting travels on large, medium and short distances and drastically reducing the number and the intensity of social relationships. The restrictive me... Read More about Pedestrian routes and accessibility to urban services: an urban rhythmic analysis on people's behaviour before and during the COVID-19..

Investigating the challenges of refinery construction in Nigeria: a snapshot across two-timeframes over the past 55 years. (2020)
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IHEUKWUMERE, O.E., MOORE, D. and OMOTAYO, T. 2020. Investigating the challenges of refinery construction in Nigeria: a snapshot across two-timeframes over the past 55 years. International journal of construction supply chain management [online], 10(1), pages 46-72. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14424/ijcscm100120-46-72

The sub-optimal performance of state-owned refineries in Nigeria has led to a significant gap in the supply of refined petroleum products (RPPs) in the country. More so, the growing demand for these products has further widened the gap to the range o... Read More about Investigating the challenges of refinery construction in Nigeria: a snapshot across two-timeframes over the past 55 years..

Identifying the immediate and remote causes of pipeline disasters in Nigeria. (2020)
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JOHNSON, F.I. and LEON, M. 2020. Identifying the immediate and remote causes of pipeline disasters in Nigeria. Global journal of science frontier research H: environment and earth science [online], 20(3), pages 1-14. Available from: https://journalofscience.org/index.php/GJSFR/article/view/2735

Several occurrences of the transport system of the natural gold vandalisms in Nigeria, especially in the Niger Delta part of Nigeria is so upfront and seem neverending. However, this seemed also to be a result of many factors ranging from the unemplo... Read More about Identifying the immediate and remote causes of pipeline disasters in Nigeria..

A systems thinking approach for incremental reduction of non-physical waste. (2020)
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OMOTAYO, T., OLANIPEKUN, A., OBI, L. and BOATENG, P. 2020. A system thinking approach for incremental reduction of non-physical waste. Built environment project and asset management [online], 10(4): construction 4.0 and circular economy, pages 509-528. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-10-2019-0100

Purpose: Continual cost reduction of overhead costs of building projects can realign the concept of post-contract cost control towards value-driven construction projects and stakeholders’ satisfaction. This study synthesised and analysed the viable c... Read More about A systems thinking approach for incremental reduction of non-physical waste..

4D BIM integrated construction supply chain logistics to optimise on-site production. (2020)
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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], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2020.1786623

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..

A stakeholder perspective on the implementation of sustainable construction practices. (2020)
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MASHWAMA, N.X., THWALA, D., AIGBAVBOA, C. and HAMMA-ADAMA, M. 2020. A stakeholder perspective on the implementation of sustainable construction practices. Proceedings of international structural engineering and construction [online], 7(1): proceedings of the 3rd European and Mediterranean structural engineering and construction conference 2020 (EURO MED SEC 3): holistic overview of structural design and construction management, 3-8 August 2020, Limassol, Cyprus, Chapter 11.1. Available from: https://doi.org/10.14455/ISEC.res.2020.7(1).SUS-04

The South African construction industry accounts for 23% of the greenhouse emissions, while manufactured materials amount to 4% of carbon dioxide emission. The human emission of greenhouse gases is the reason why the earth is warming up and making cl... Read More about A stakeholder perspective on the implementation of sustainable construction practices..

Analysis of barriers and drivers for BIM adoption. (2020)
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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..

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], 4, article ID 100017. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dibe.2020.100017

Modelling and visualisation of the built heritage is an area where the use of 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... 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)
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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.jo/issues/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)
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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)
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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)
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OSOBAJO, O.A. and BJEIRMI, B. 2021. Aligning tacit knowledge and competitive advantage: a resource-based view. International journal of knowledge management studies [online], 12(3), pages 203-226. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/ijkms.2021.116391

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)
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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..