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Spon Research provides a series of advanced books for built environment researchers and professionals from one of the world’s leading publishers.

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Sustainable Communities through Digital Transformation

Sustainable Communities through Digital Transformation

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Yusuf Arayici, Niraj Thurairajah, Bimal Kumar
December 02, 2024

  This book brings together cutting-edge exploratory research findings to show how a vision for sustainable communities can be enabled by digital transformation. It attempts to apply existing knowledge about digital transformation and sustainable communities and compare, interpret, diagnose, and ...

Occupational Diseases in the Construction Industry

Occupational Diseases in the Construction Industry

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Imriyas Kamardeen, Abid Hasan
October 07, 2024

Despite occupational diseases in construction contributing to a significant proportion of fatalities, and permanent and temporary incapacities, they have not gained as much attention as occupational injuries from practitioners and researchers. The research in this book aims to discover occupational...

Power in Megaproject Decision-making A Governmentality Approach

Power in Megaproject Decision-making: A Governmentality Approach

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Jessica Pooi Sun Siva, Thayaparan Gajendran
August 12, 2024

This research-based book critically examines the complex interplay of power relations in decision-making in megaprojects. This book is tailored for academics, students, practitioners, clients, and policymakers and addresses a significant gap in understanding how formal and informal power influences...

Innovations, Disruptions and Future Trends in the Global Construction Industry

Innovations, Disruptions and Future Trends in the Global Construction Industry

1st Edition

Edited By Temitope Omotayo, Temitope Egbelakin, Olabode Ogunmakinde, Adebayo Sojobi
May 31, 2024

Innovations, Disruptions and Future Trends in the Global Construction Industry examines current and futuristic developments in the construction industry hinged on the construction industrial fourth and fifth revolution, otherwise known as construction industry 4.0 and 5.0. This book provides a wide...

Managing Projects with Smart Technologies Developing Technological Competency for Project Managers

Managing Projects with Smart Technologies: Developing Technological Competency for Project Managers

1st Edition

By Bon-Gang Hwang, Jasmine Ngo, Hanjing Zhu
April 23, 2024

With a focus on project managers (PMs) in the construction industry, this book addresses the impact of smart technology applications on project management and examines how technologically competent PMs can be developed for successfully managing and delivering projects with smart technologies. The ...

Digitalization in Construction Recent trends and advances

Digitalization in Construction: Recent trends and advances

1st Edition

Edited By Chansik Park, Farzad Pour Rahimian, Nashwan Dawood, Akeem Pedro, Lee Dongmin, Rahat Hussain, Mehrtash Soltani
December 12, 2023

This book highlights the latest trends and advances in applications of digital technologies in construction engineering and management. A collection of chapters is presented, explicating how advanced technological solutions can innovatively address challenges and improve outcomes in the ...

Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era

Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the COVID-19 era

1st Edition

Edited By Patrick Manu, Clara Cheung, Akilu Yunusa-Kaltungo, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura H. W. Hadikusumo
September 12, 2023

This edited book presents a significant and timely contribution to our understanding of a broad range of issues pertaining to COVID-19 and its relationship to occupational safety, health and well-being (OSHW) in the global construction industry. The editors first introduce the industry and its poor...

BIM and Construction Health and Safety Uncovering, Adoption and Implementation

BIM and Construction Health and Safety: Uncovering, Adoption and Implementation

1st Edition

By Hamed Golzad, Saeed Banihashemi, Carol Hon, Robin Drogemuller
June 30, 2023

This book aims to conceptualise the implementation of building information modelling (BIM) in the workplace health and safety (WHS) management of construction projects to reduce occupational accidents. The safety performance of the construction industry has always been a concern across the globe, ...

Successful Development of Green Building Projects

Successful Development of Green Building Projects

1st Edition

By Tayyab Ahmad
June 20, 2023

Focusing on office buildings, this book explores how Green Building (GB) development can be managed to achieve successful project outcomes. The book starts by highlighting the special requirements of GBs which distinguish them from traditional buildings. The book then presents a detailed discussion...

Improving the Performance of Construction Industries for Developing Countries Programmes, Initiatives, Achievements and Challenges

Improving the Performance of Construction Industries for Developing Countries: Programmes, Initiatives, Achievements and Challenges

1st Edition

Edited By Pantaleo D. Rwelamila, Abdul-Rashid Abdul-Aziz
May 31, 2023

This book documents the experiences, development, and prospects of the construction industry in numerous developing countries. It will provide a strong base of reference for countries looking to improve their construction industries as part of their wider economic development programme. The opening...

Data-driven BIM for Energy Efficient Building Design

Data-driven BIM for Energy Efficient Building Design

1st Edition

By Saeed Banihashemi, Hamed Golzad, Farzad Pour Rahimian
December 16, 2022

This research book aims to conceptualise the scale and spectrum of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) approaches in energy efficient building design and to develop its functional solutions with a focus on four crucial aspects of building envelop, building layout, ...

Corruption in Infrastructure Procurement Addressing the Dynamic Criticalities

Corruption in Infrastructure Procurement: Addressing the Dynamic Criticalities

1st Edition

By Emmanuel Kingsford Owusu, Albert P.C. Chan
May 10, 2022

This book presents an extensive study on the extant constructs of corruption in infrastructure-related projects and aims to contribute to the determination and elimination of its incidence and prevalence in infrastructure projects. The book conducts a comprehensive examination of the various ...

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