Collection
Standard
The Ethical Construction Collection aims to inform corporate social responsibility within the construction industry, providing access to resources advising on ethical procurement, equity and diversity, code of conduct, training and education and culture.
Report

Building for climate change

This document highlights the key themes found from submissions on the 2020 Building for Climate Change Frameworks consultation.
Guide

Integrated approaches in action: a companion to the international good practice principles for sustainable infrastructure

This collection of case studies illustrates some of the salient aspects of the International good practice principles for sustainable infrastructure. Documenting integrated approaches in action, it provides real-world examples of the good practices set out in the principles. The report presents ten case studies with...
Journal article

Assessment of the role of lean construction practices in environmental sustainability

The construction industry has been identified as an industry that can help in the achievement of environmental sustainability. The results of this study reveals that respondents are of the opinion that adoption of Lean Construction Practices (LCPs) in building can help in the achievement of...
Report

Building efficiency for jobs and growth

Around the world, there are many examples of governments using energy efficient building programs to support the bounce back from major economic crises.
Journal article

Critical factors influencing the sustainable construction capability in prefabrication of Chinese construction enterprises

Compared with the conventional cast-in-situ method, prefabricated construction (PC) is a sustainable construction method. Results of this study suggest that incentivised strategies formulated by the Chinese government would improve industry practitioners’ capability of implementing sustainable PC projects to eventually expedite the industry’s transformation towards leaner...
Conference paper

Barriers to implementing solar energy systems in buildings: the resident’s perspective in Malaysia

In Malaysia, solar energy has been used in numerous industrial buildings as a source of electricity generation since the country benefits from high solar radiation throughout the year. However, solar energy is still not used in residential buildings despite a wide interest from the sector.
Conference paper

Models of ownership and development for enhancing housing affordability and sustainability in Australian cities

Assessing models for affordability and sustainability in housing developments, this paper draws on ecological and permacultural theory as transcribed into urban spaces, often referred to ecocity theory and practice, in which cities and therefore housing, are seen as an integral part of ecosystems, with design...
Journal article

Additive manufacturing technology and its implementation in construction as an eco-innovative solution

This paper highlights the key roles of interdisciplinary research and importance of material formulations.