Dr Emmanuel Adinyira

Associate Professor of Construction Project Management Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana Main Research Areas: Construction Health, Safety, Security and Environment, Construction Project Management

Professor Ayman Othman

Professor of Construction and Project Management The British University in Egypt (BUE), Egypt Main Research Areas: Construction Project Management, Design Management, Innovation in construction

Professor Paul Chan

Professor in Design and Construction Management Delft University of Technology, Netherlands Main Research Areas: Design and Construction Management, Construction Management and Economics

Fourth Industrial Revolution and Digital Technologies

As a result of globalisation and the evolution of industries, consumers and businesses today are rapidly moving into automated platforms in the most robust pace of digitisation. Further, the recent unprecedented public health crisis COVID-19 has hastened the uptake of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technologies that help to automate...

Sustainability, Circular Economy and Climate Change Agenda

Concerns about the environment and finite resources drove the World Commission on Environment and Development to initiate the seminal Brundtland report that still shapes the global agenda on sustainable development. It offered a positive compromise between the prevailing boundless economic growth philosophy and the environmental and social catastrophes forecasted by many...

Impact of the built asset on health and wellbeing

The built environment impacts health and wellbeing in many profound and complex ways. These include the impact of design and architectural elements on enabling and disabling users of buildings. Similarly, there is evidence to suggest that some of the materials used in construction might impact on health (e.g., Sick building...

Education and Training in the Built Environment

The role of the education and training in the built environment is not generally well understood or articulated. While this problem is not unique to the built environment filed, there are plenty of examples in a wide range of academic disciplines where the academic role has been fully articulated. But...

Construction Economics and Productivity

Boosting construction’s productivity is key to supporting the world’s wider economic recovery, and with low productivity and low margins, the construction sector has poor resilience to weather the immediate and long-term consequences of COVID-19 on the economy as more current research has established. Last year, the office of the national...

Managing Projects in the Construction Environment

The construction industry plays a basic role on the national scene. Not only does it touch the lives of virtually everyone on a daily basis, it occupies a fundamental position in the national economy. Construction is one of the most information-dependent industries. However, in project practice, complete information of the...

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