Spon Research provides a series of advanced books for built environment researchers and professionals from one of the world’s leading publishers.
BIM and Construction Health and Safety Uncovering, Adoption and Implementation
Life-Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Commercial Buildings An Analysis for Green-Building Implementation Using A Green Star Rating System
By Patrick Manu, Clara Cheung, Akilu Yunusa-Kaltungo, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura Hadikusumo
August 18, 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 ...
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, ...
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...
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...
By Saeed Banihashemi, Hamed Golizadeh, 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, ...
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 ...
By Cuong N. N. Tran, Vivian W. Y. Tam, Khoa N. Le
July 13, 2021
This book develops a model to evaluate and assess life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions based on typical Australian commercial building design options. It also draws comparisons between some of the many green building rating tools that have been developed worldwide to support sustainable development....
By Imriyas Kamardeen
April 09, 2021
This book aims to fill a gap in the current construction health and safety research and discover new knowledge about work stress induced chronic diseases among construction industry professionals. In achieving these aims, the book investigates: the nature and extent of psychosocial stressors ...
By Carl J. Circo
October 21, 2019
This book chronicles how contract cases from the construction industry have influenced, solidified, refined and particularized U.S. contract law. The book’s central claim is that the construction industry experience has helped to contextualize U.S. contract law and, therefore, has encouraged the ...
By Angela Vodden, Champika Liyanage, Akintola Akintoye
September 25, 2019
This book is the first to bring together academic and practitioner views of Value for Money (VFM). VFM has been used to assess whether or not an organisation has obtained the maximum benefit within the resources available to it. A concept used by the public sector to assess the benefits of major ...
By Stephen Ogunlana, Prasanta Kumar Dey
September 25, 2019
Today’s businesses are driven by customer ‘pull’ and technological ‘push’. To remain competitive in this dynamic business world, engineering and construction organizations are constantly innovating with new technology tools and techniques to improve process performance in their projects. Their ...
By Patrick Manu, Fidelis Emuze, Tarcisio Abreu Saurin, Bonaventura Hadikusumo
September 04, 2019
The global construction sector is infamous for high levels of injuries, accidents and fatalities, and poor health and well-being of its workforce. While this record appears in both developed and developing countries, the situation is worse in developing countries, where major spending on ...