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Collaboration and Integration in Construction, Engineering, Management and Technology

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century, London 2019

  • Includes the latest research in construction management and related fields

  • Presents research from a wide variety of countries around the world

  • Provides various innovative concepts in construction management and related fields

Part of the book series: Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation (ASTI)

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Table of contents (108 papers)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xlii
  2. Antecedents of Client Loyalty in the Construction Professional Services Sector: A Qualitative Study

    • Nick Williams, Paul Hampton, Nii Ankrah, Ezekiel Chinyio
    Pages 27-32
  3. Enhancing Innovativeness in the Construction Sector: A System Dynamics Analysis

    • Emiliya Suprun, Rodney Stewart, Oz Sahin, Kriengsak Panuwatwanich
    Pages 41-46
  4. Urban Planning in the Context of Seatropolis City Through the Public–Private Partnership Scheme

    • Mohammed Ali Berawi, Van Basten, Timothy Edwin Muljono, Gunawan Gunawan
    Pages 47-52
  5. Exploring the Working Conditions of People in Construction

    • Fidelis Emuze, Lesiba Mollo
    Pages 53-56
  6. Construction and Demolition Waste Management on Construction Sites in Kazakhstan

    • Abid Nadeem, Altynay Khamatova, Md. Aslam Hossain, Hau Yan Leung
    Pages 57-62
  7. General Contractor Knowledge of Infection Control Requirements on Hospital Renovation Construction Projects

    • Wesley Collins, Paul Holley, Abhay Chavan, Anoop Sattineni
    Pages 63-67
  8. Building Information Modelling in Transport Infrastructure Sector

    • Haddy Jallow, Suresh Renukappa, Subashini Suresh, Ahmed Alneyadi
    Pages 69-73
  9. Identification of Critical Factors for Construction Megaprojects Success (CMS)

    • Ting Wang, Albert P. C. Chan, Qinghua He
    Pages 83-88
  10. Investigating the Criticalities of Corruption Forms in Infrastructure Procurement in the Developing Regions

    • Emmanuel Kingsford Owusu, Albert Chan, David Edwards, Gabriel Nani
    Pages 89-94
  11. Benchmarking Project Manager’s Compensation

    • Khalid Siddiqi, Enes Kol
    Pages 95-100
  12. Are the Ageing Workforce Satisfied with the Construction Work Environment?

    • Alex Torku, Turker Bayrak, Stephen Olubodunwa Ogunlana, Albert Ping Chuen Chan, De-Graft Owusu-Manu
    Pages 101-106
  13. Image Based Inspection and Monitoring of Buildings

    • Eshanta Mishra, Naveed Anwar, Muhammad Amir Izhar, Sumet Supprasert
    Pages 107-110
  14. Risk Management in Procurement of Blue-Green Roofs—Supplier Perspective

    • Erlend Andenæs, Berit Time, Olav Torp, Tore Kvande, Jardar Lohne
    Pages 111-115

About this book

This book gathers papers presented at the 11th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century, held in London in 2019. Bringing together a diverse group of government agencies, academics, professionals, and students, the book addresses issues related to construction safety, innovative technologies, lean and sustainable construction, international construction, improving quality and productivity, and innovative materials in the construction industry. In addition, it highlights international collaborations between various disciplines in the areas of construction, engineering, management, and technology. The book demonstrates that, as the industry moves forward in an ever-complex global economy, multi-national collaboration is crucial, and its future growth will undoubtedly depend on international teamwork and alliances.

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Construction Management, East Carolina University, Greenville, USA

    Syed M. Ahmed, Amelia D. Saul

  • School of Architecture & Built Environment, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK

    Paul Hampton

  • McWhorter School of Building Science, Auburn University, Auburn, USA

    Salman Azhar

About the editors

Dr. Syed M. Ahmed is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Construction Management at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina USA. Dr. Ahmed received his Ph.D. in 1993 and his MSCE in 1989 from Georgia Institute of Technology majoring in Construction Engineering & Management, with a minor in Industrial Engineering and Management Science. He also holds an undergraduate degree of BSCE from University of Engineering & Technology in Pakistan (1984). Dr. Ahmed has over 30 years of international experience in teaching, research and consulting in Pakistan, Hong Kong, USA, Mexico, and Jamaica. His areas of interest/expertise are construction scheduling, quality and risk management, project controls, construction safety, construction procurement, and construction education and information technology. He has generated substantial external support and revenue from various funding agencies including United States Agency for International Development, US Department of Defense, and Florida Department of Education and through his international conferences. He is the author of four books and has also published extensively (over 150 publications) in international journals and conferences in his areas of expertise. Dr. Ahmed is currently on the editorial board of more than 6 international journals and serves as the Associate Editor of ASCE Journal of Construction Engineering & Management and the Associate Editor of the Built Environment Project & Asset Management (BEPAM) Journal.


 


Dr. Salman Azhar is a J.E. Wilborn Endowed Professor and Graduate Program Chair in the McWhorter School of Building Science at Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. He has more than 20 years of research, teaching and construction industry experience by working in the USA, Hong Kong, Thailand and Pakistan. Dr. Azhar’s research areas are Building Information Modeling and Advanced Visualization Technologies, High performance buildings, Construction safety and Construction education. His research projects have been funded by the USAID, US Department of State, Construction Industry Institute (CII), National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA), the Alabama State Licensing Board for General Contractors, and several construction firms in the Southeast USA. He has written a book entitled “Data Warehousing in Construction Organizations: Concepts, Architecture and Implementation”, co-edited thirteen conference proceedings and published more than 125 papers in refereed journals and conferences. His five research papers received the Best Paper Award in international conferences held in the South Africa, Jordan, Finland, UK, and USA in 2018, 2017, 2016, 2013, and 2012 respectively. His publications received over 4,000 citations. Dr. Azhar is the past Associate Editor of the International Journal of Construction Education and Research, USA and Editorial Board Member of ASCE Journal of Management in Engineering. He received the Auburn University’s Outstanding Faculty award in 2012, Building Science Outstanding Researcher Award in 2016, 2011 and 2009, Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014, and Excellence in Service award in 2019 and 2017. He also received the Outstanding Researcher Award from the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) in 2015 and AIT Distinguished Alumni Award in 2017.



Ms. Amelia Day Saul, MS, LRT/CTRS is a PhD student working in the Department of Construction Management as a graduate assistant at East Carolina University. She began working with Dr. Syed M. Ahmed in 2017 and since then she has worked on various research papers under his supervision. She reviewed papers for the Construction in the 21st Century Conference in 2018 and 2019. She also has experience in helping to teach the research methods and capstone courses for the Masters of Construction Management Program. Her research interests include the integration of stress management techniques with individuals to reduce various mental health symptoms such as stress, anxiety and depression. Her current area of research is related to the use of biofeedback with individuals in drug and substance abuse treatment to reduce cravings, anxiety, and depression symptoms. Her work as a graduate assistant in the Department of Construction Management has allowed her to gain insight into a new field. In the future, she hopes to be able to integrate her interests in helping to improve individual’s psychological health with construction management.

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