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2 Dec 2016
13

In Australia, the trend of being energy efficient within modern multi-storey buildings has been more popular in recent years. However, lack of attention has been given to the residential housing in terms of the perceived benefits and actual performance. This research is to investigate the...

Journal article

1 Dec 2016
94

As Building Information Modelling (BIM) is an enabler that can improve productivity of a construction project by facilitating collaboration among stakeholders, there has been an effort to promote BIM adoption in Australia, and yet the Australian construction industry is remained behind in adopting the BIM...

Journal article

31 May 2016
49

Despite significant investments, community-driven development (CDD) projects have yielded mixed successes in different countries and localities, underscoring the need to improve the project model. Recognising the importance of critical success factors (CSFs) in this exercise from different stakeholders’ perspectives and at a project-level ‘micro’ view,...

Journal article

1 Apr 2015
33

Heat waves have significant impacts on both ecosystems and human beings. This is compounded by future climate scenarios which indicate more frequent and severe heat waves in certain locations. There are members of communities that are more vulnerable to the effects of heat waves such...

Journal article

31 Dec 2014
9

Purpose – This paper aims to develop a fuzzy risk assessment model for construction projects procured with target cost contracts and guaranteed maximum price contracts (TCC/GMP) using the fuzzy synthetic evaluation method, based on an empirical questionnaire survey with relevant industrial practitioners in South Australia....

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