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Exploring knowledge management principles for decision-making in low-energy building for sustainable construction (2024)
Conference Proceeding
Maduka, N., Greenwood, D., & Udeaja, C. (2024). Exploring knowledge management principles for decision-making in low-energy building for sustainable construction. In C. Egbu (Ed.), Proceedings of International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) international conference. Going north for sustainability: Leveraging knowledge and innovation for sustainable construction and development

Low energy building retrofit presents important opportunities for reducing of greenhouse gas emissions in the environment. It has been considered as one of the key approaches to achieving sustainable development in construction industry. Nevertheless... Read More about Exploring knowledge management principles for decision-making in low-energy building for sustainable construction.

Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers (2024)
Book Chapter
Umeokafor, N., Windapo, A., Umar, T., & Ibrahim, C. K. I. C. (in press). Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers. In Drivers of Continuous Improvement in Construction Health, Safety, and Wellbeing. Taylor and Francis

In this study, a framework of the barriers to design for safety (DfS) education and training diffusion in architecture engineering and construction has been developed using the literature review, and some improvement strategies are outlined This stem... Read More about Navigating safety by design education: A framework of diffusion and implementation barriers.

An ICT-enhanced methodology for the characterization of vernacular built heritage at a regional scale (2024)
Journal Article
Arias Tapiero, J. C., Graus, S., Khei, S., Silva, D., Conde, O., Ferreira, T. M., …Vasconcelos, G. (in press). An ICT-enhanced methodology for the characterization of vernacular built heritage at a regional scale. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, https://doi.org/10.1080/15583058.2024.2320862

The characterization of vernacular buildings is crucial for understanding the historical, social, and cultural significance of a community. These buildings reflect a collective memory and result from a long adaptation process to the local environment... Read More about An ICT-enhanced methodology for the characterization of vernacular built heritage at a regional scale.

The built environment’s contribution to the progress of the sustainable development goals (2024)
Book Chapter
Umar, T., Opoku, A., Umeokafor, N., & Ahmed, S. (2024). The built environment’s contribution to the progress of the sustainable development goals. In A. Opoku (Ed.), The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals. Edward Elgar Publishing

It is now more than six years since the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were agreed to be achieved by all member countries by 2030. While the deadline is approaching fast, still much of the counties are not on track to achiev... Read More about The built environment’s contribution to the progress of the sustainable development goals.

The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges (2024)
Book Chapter
Opoku, A., Umar, T., & Amudjie, J. (2024). The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges. In The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals (44-57). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035300037.00011

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, the New Urban Agenda (NUA), and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), are the global frameworks and policies that are now in use in relation to disaster risk... Read More about The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges.

Investigation of the displacement-based seismic performance of geogrid earth-retaining walls using three-dimensional finite element modeling (2024)
Journal Article
Akbar, M., Huali, P., Guoqiang, O., Arshid, M. U., Ahmad, B., & Umar, T. (2024). Investigation of the displacement-based seismic performance of geogrid earth-retaining walls using three-dimensional finite element modeling. Results in Engineering, 21, Article 101802. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rineng.2024.101802

This study evaluates the earthquake-induced movement of geogrid earth-retaining (GER) walls. A thorough investigation was conducted on a GER wall model, utilizing a comprehensive finite element (FE) analysis. This research focuses on investigating an... Read More about Investigation of the displacement-based seismic performance of geogrid earth-retaining walls using three-dimensional finite element modeling.

Globalised climate precarity: Environmental degradation, disasters and the international brick trade (2024)
Journal Article
Parsons, L., de Campos, R. S., Moncaster, A., Cook, I., Siddiqui, T., Abenyake, C., …Billah, T. (2024). Globalised climate precarity: Environmental degradation, disasters and the international brick trade. Annals of the American Association of Geographers, 114(3), 520-535. https://doi.org/10.1080/24694452.2023.2280666

Climate-linked disasters result when natural hazards meet socioeconomic precarity. Recognizing this, scholarship in recent years has emphasized how the precarity that turns climate-linked hazards into disasters is produced within the same global poli... Read More about Globalised climate precarity: Environmental degradation, disasters and the international brick trade.

Evaluación de la vulnerabilidad sísmica de edificios históricos de mampostería usando modelos semánticos apoyados en evidencias empíricas: Aprendizajes en México (2024)
Journal Article
Eudave, R. R., & Ferreira, T. M. (2024). Evaluación de la vulnerabilidad sísmica de edificios históricos de mampostería usando modelos semánticos apoyados en evidencias empíricas: Aprendizajes en México. Revista de Estudios Latinoamericanos sobre Reducción del Riesgo de Desastres REDER, 8(1), 131-150. https://doi.org/10.55467/reder.v8i1.142

La evaluación de la vulnerabilidad sísmica asociada a las construcciones históricas representa diversos retos metodológicos y de escala. La no linealidad en el comportamiento estructural en edificios de mampostería no reforzada, la variedad de soluci... Read More about Evaluación de la vulnerabilidad sísmica de edificios históricos de mampostería usando modelos semánticos apoyados en evidencias empíricas: Aprendizajes en México.

A building classification system for multi-hazard risk assessment of historical religious buildings (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Del Carlo, F., Caprili, S., Ferreira, T. M., Roca, P., & Uzielli, M. (2023). A building classification system for multi-hazard risk assessment of historical religious buildings. In M. Papadrakakis, & M. Fragiadakis (Eds.), A building classification system for multi-hazard risk assessment of historical religious buildings Proceedings - Volume 2 (2741-2751)

UnReinforced Masonry (URM) religious buildings have proven to require special attention in the context of natural hazards risk assessment due to their high vulnerability - connected to aging and types of construction ' and to their strong links with... Read More about A building classification system for multi-hazard risk assessment of historical religious buildings.

The confluence of Industry 4.0 and construction occupational safety, health and well-being (2023)
Book Chapter
Manu, P., Gao, S., Da Silva Bartolo, P. J., Francis, V., & Sawhney, A. (2023). The confluence of Industry 4.0 and construction occupational safety, health and well-being. In P. Manu, S. Gao, P. J. D. S. Bartolo, V. Francis, & A. Sawhney (Eds.), Handbook of Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the Industry 4.0 Era (1-14). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003213796-1

Globally, the construction sector accounts for more than100,000 occupational fatalities annually. There is an urgent need to improve the poor occupational safety, health and well-being (OSHW) outlook of the construction sector. The advent of the four... Read More about The confluence of Industry 4.0 and construction occupational safety, health and well-being.

Constructing for the future: Can the duty of good faith improve payment in the UK construction industry? (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Aderibigbe, A., Umeokafor, N., & Umar, T. (2023). Constructing for the future: Can the duty of good faith improve payment in the UK construction industry?. In A. Tutesigensi, & C. J. Neilson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual ARCOM Conference (14-23)

Adversarialism within the UK construction industry fosters poor payment practices. Thus, stakeholders down the supply chain consistently suffer cashflow issues which can cause insolvencies. This study consisted of a critical review of literature and... Read More about Constructing for the future: Can the duty of good faith improve payment in the UK construction industry?.

Application of exoskeletons for occupational safety and health management in construction (2023)
Book Chapter
Babalola, A., Urhal, P., Manu, P., Da Silva Bartolo, P. J., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., …Paton-Cole, V. (2023). Application of exoskeletons for occupational safety and health management in construction. In P. Manu, S. Gao, P. J. S. Bartolo, V. Francis, & A. Sawhney (Eds.), Handbook of Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the Industry 4.0 Era (249-264). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003213796-23

The construction industry is a high-risk industry due to its poor record of injuries and deaths globally. Recently, exoskeletons, as part of a suite of Industry 4.0 technologies, have emerged as a potential effective technological approach for addres... Read More about Application of exoskeletons for occupational safety and health management in construction.

Artificial intelligence for occupational health and safety management in construction (2023)
Book Chapter
Perera, S., Paton-Cole, V., Gao, S., Francis, V., Urhal, P., Manu, P., …Babalola, A. (2023). Artificial intelligence for occupational health and safety management in construction. In P. Manu, S. Gao, P. J. S. Bartolo, V. Francis, & A. Sawhney (Eds.), Handbook of Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the Industry 4.0 Era (154-168). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003213796-15

Reducing occupational safety and health (OSH) incidents has been an area of significant importance to the construction industry. The industry remains one of the most dangerous, with significant occupational fatalities and injuries. Artificial intelli... Read More about Artificial intelligence for occupational health and safety management in construction.

Developing Industry 4.0 applications - A social construction of technology approach (2023)
Book Chapter
Collinge, W. H., Osorio-Sandoval, C. A., Manu, P., & Cheung, C. (2023). Developing Industry 4.0 applications - A social construction of technology approach. In P. Manu, S. Gao, P. Jorge Silva Bartolo, V. Francis, & A. Sawhney (Eds.), Handbook of Construction Safety, Health and Well-being in the Industry 4.0 Era (42-51). London: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003213796-5

The design and development of Industry 4.0 applications requires focused research work and close collaboration with the industry. Such an approach requires a balance between technical work and social interactions with industry partners: a social cons... Read More about Developing Industry 4.0 applications - A social construction of technology approach.

Embodied carbon and building retrofit (2023)
Book Chapter
Wise, F., Moncaster, A., & Jones, D. (2023). Embodied carbon and building retrofit. In R. Azari, & A. Moncaster (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment (296-328). Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

There is a critical need to reduce energy and associated carbon emissions from the existing built environment to help mitigate climate change. This requires significant upscaling of energy retrofitting. However, at present, retrofit assessments commo... Read More about Embodied carbon and building retrofit.

Introduction to Section 2: National and international approaches to, and policies for, decarbonisation (2023)
Book Chapter
Moncaster, A., & Azari, R. (2023). Introduction to Section 2: National and international approaches to, and policies for, decarbonisation. In R. Azari, & A. Moncaster (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment (185-188). Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

This chapter introduces Section 2, which discusses the current policy and industry initiatives for reducing embodied carbon in different regions of the world. This is, we believe, a unique contribution to knowledge, revealing the real-world transitio... Read More about Introduction to Section 2: National and international approaches to, and policies for, decarbonisation.

Introduction to section 5: Embodied carbon and material scale perspectives (2023)
Book Chapter
Moncaster, A., & Azari, R. (2023). Introduction to section 5: Embodied carbon and material scale perspectives. In R. Azari, & A. Moncaster (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment (331-334). Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

While buildings and neighbourhoods are bounded in place, materials are a global resource, which can be imported from across the world. An assessment of embodied impacts for a completed building design is relatively straightforward, if requiring compl... Read More about Introduction to section 5: Embodied carbon and material scale perspectives.

Embodied emissions - knowledge building for industry (2023)
Book Chapter
Houlihan Wiberg, A., James, B., Moncaster, A., Nygaard Rasmussen, F., Malmqvist, T., & Birgisdottir, H. (2023). Embodied emissions - knowledge building for industry. In R. Azari, & A. Moncaster (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Embodied Carbon in the Built Environment (147-181). Routledge

A climate emergency has been declared and government, policymakers, industries, researchers and architects have tremendous potential to shift the entire industry towards a (net) zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions-built environment. In particular, th... Read More about Embodied emissions - knowledge building for industry.

Structural moves in Norlands (2023)
Book Chapter
Carless, T. (2023). Structural moves in Norlands. In Possible Futures. (10). University of the Arctic’s Arctic Sustainable Arts and Design thematic network (ASAD), Yukon University, and University of Lapland: Insea Publications

This chapter is derived from an interdisciplinary panel group who were participants of an online symposium Relate North 10: Possible Futures hosted by Yukon University Canada January 27-28 2023. The participants included Magnus Mårtesson (MM), Hous... Read More about Structural moves in Norlands.

Unsettling in Norrland (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Carless, T. (2023). Unsettling in Norrland. In 8TH SOPHIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE Book of Abstracts

Short abstract from conference proceedings of the 8th Sophia International Conference Landscapes of care, photography, film, Modern Architecture and Landscape Heritage