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Journal article

Applying lean methods to healthcare design

There is a natural affinity between evidence-based design (EBD) and the principles of lean design and construction. Events in my life have convinced me that many of the underlying tenets of good design are physiologically based and objective. The same can be said about lean...
Conference paper

A lean perspective of stakeholder integration in public private partnerships

The Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) is the party representing the private sector in a Public Private Partnership (PPP), and combines a number of stakeholders including equity shareholders, designers, contractors, and service providers under one umbrella. Consequently, the key to ensuring successful project delivery is achieving...
Journal article

The potential of blockchain in building construction

Construction customers want more complex facilities delivered faster and at a lower cost. Transaction costs account for a significant proportion of each new or refurbished facility (a 2017 report from the Infrastructure Client Group in the UK suggests as high as 50%), yet they contribute...
Journal article

Using post-occupancy evaluation of housing projects to generate value for municipal governments

This article presents a value-generation framework for municipalities through the adaptation of the Lean Project Delivery System (LPDS) to the municipal management process. Said process includes the use of learning loops from previous projects to revamp municipal management during design revision, construction supervision and commissioning...
Presentation

Integrating ISO 21500 guidance on project management, Lean construction and PMBOK

This paper develops a proposal for the combination of the Standard ISO 21500 Guidance on Project Management and the Project & Construction Management Systems, with emphasis in their integration with the PMBOK and the Lean Construction philosophy. The Project & Construction Management is studied from...
Conference paper

Stakeholder value evolution, capture and assessment in AEC project design

The success of a design lies in its ability to fulfill client values. However, the ambiguity in identification of values by clients renders the task complex and challenging. The investigation of the dynamics involved in stakeholder definition of the project values entails the need for...
Presentation

Improving design coordination with Lean and BIM, an Indian case study

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Lean construction principles have been used independently as significant methods to construction process improvement. Their combination presents challenges and opportunities in implementation, especially when applied in the field. This study explores two perspectives, firstly identifying factors and issues in design...
Conference paper

Facility layout design through integration of Lean manufacturing method and CORELAP algorithm in concrete factory

This study aims to obtain the layout design of concrete plant facilities through simplification of the production process by integrating lean manufacturing methods and CORELAP algorithms to increase the company's production capacity.
Conference paper

Laminated timber versus on-site cast concrete: A comparative study

Laminated-timber is a relatively new construction material for multi-story buildings. With this type of structural engineered wood product, timber is glue laminated to increase its constructive strength. Laminated-timber represents an opportunity to lower GHGemissions, while traditional on-site cast concrete is believed to be cheaper. The...
Conference paper

Design-build and design-bid-build in construction - A comparative review

This paper aims at synthesizing relevant findings about the Design-Build (DB) construction delivery system from previous studies. It focuses especially on cost, schedule, quality, and various sustainability aspects associated with a construction project, as they are widely used as performance indicators in this industry. This...