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Publications and events

Key publications

Adjei S., Antwi-Afari, M. F., Oti-Sarpong, K., and Adukpo S. E. (2019)‘Foreign Direct Investment and technological advancement in the construction sector of developing countries: a critical perspective’, West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, At Accra, Ghana.

Adjei S., Ankrah N., Ndekugri, I., and Searle, D. (2018)‘Sustainable Construction and Demolition Waste Management: Comparison of Corporate and Project Level Drivers’, Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) Thirty-Fourth Annual Conference 2018 at Belfast – UK.

Basurra, S., Jankovic L. and Huws H. (2015) ‘The use of optimisation in the calibration of building simulation models’, Proceedings of 14th Conference of International Building Performance.

Basurra, S. and Jankovic L. (2014) ‘Development of an Expert System for Zero Carbon Design and Retrofit of Buildings’, Proceedings of Zero Carbon Buildings Today and in the Future, pp. 83-90.

Collins B., Boyd, D., and Curzon, R., (2017) ‘Exploring local projects for sustainable energy in system transition: local perceptions of success’, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 29, pp. 1076-1088.

Çıdık, M. S., Boyd, D. and Thurairajah, N. (2017) ‘Ordering in disguise: digital integration in built environment practices, Building Research & Information’, 45(6) pp. 665-68.

Robson, A, Boyd, D and Thurairajah, N (2016), ‘Studying ‘cost as information’ to account for construction improvements', Construction Management and Economics, 34(6), pp. 418-431.

Abanda, F. H., Tah, J. H. M., and Cheung, F. (2017) ‘BIM in off-site manufacturing for buildings’, Journal of Building Engineering, 14, pp. 89-102.

Oti, A., Kurul, E., Cheung, F. and Tah, J. (2016) “A framework for the utilization of BMS data in BIM to bridge gaps between building design and operation”, Automation in Construction, 72(2), pp. 195-210.

Cheung, F., Kurul, E. & Oti, A. (2016) ‘A case study of hybrid strategies to create value for a contracting business in the education sector in England & Wales’, Construction Management and Economics, 34(4-6), 335-352.

Fisher, L., Edwards, D. J., Pärn, E. A. and Aigbavboa, C. O. (2018) ‘Building design for people with dementia: a case study of a UK care home’, Facilities, 36(7/8), pp. 349-368.

Pärn, E. A., Edwards, D. J., Sing, M.C.P. (2017) ‘The building information modelling trajectory in facilities management: A review’, Automation in Construction, 75, pp. 45-55

Pärn, E. A. and Edwards, D. J. (2017) ‘Conceptualising the FinDD API plug-in: a study of BIM-FM integration. Automation in Construction’, 80, pp. 11-21.

Lee, T. (2018) ‘Modelling progress in the energy efficient retrofit in the private rented sector’, 2nd International Conference for Sustainable Design of the Built Environment, London, 2018.

Brownlee, A., Wright, J. A., He, M., Lee, T., McMenemy, P. (Under review) ‘A novel encoding for separable large-scale multi-objective problems and its application to the optimisation of housing improvements’. Applied Soft Computing.

Ahmed A., Mateo-Garcia M., McGough, D. Caratella, K. and Ure. Z. (2018) ‘Experimental evaluation of passive cooling using phase change materials (PCM) for reducing overheating in public building.’ E3S Web Conf., 32.

Gerges, M., Mayouf, M., Rumley, P. and Moore, D. (2017) ‘Human-Behaviour under Fire situations in High Rise residential Building’, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, 35(1), pp. 90-106.

Mayouf, M.,  Gerges, M. and Cox, S. (2018) ‘5D BIM: An investigation into the Integration of Quantity Surveyors within the BIM Process’, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology,  17 (3), pp. 537-­553. 

Patlakas, P., Livingstone, A., Hairstans, R., Neighbour, G. (2018) ‘Automatic code compliance with multi-dimensional data fitting in a BIM context’, Advanced Engineering Informatics, 38, pp. 216-231.