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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..