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Building information modelling (BIM) readiness of construction professionals: the context of the Seychelles construction industry (2022)
Journal Article
Adam, V., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A. M., Dziekonski, K., Kissi, E., Emuze, F., & Lee, S. (2022). Building information modelling (BIM) readiness of construction professionals: the context of the Seychelles construction industry. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 20(3), 823-840. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-09-2020-0379

Purpose: Although building information modelling (BIM) adoption in developed countries has largely been incentivised by government, in developing countries, adoption is often driven by desires of industry professionals, which is dependent on awarenes... Read More about Building information modelling (BIM) readiness of construction professionals: the context of the Seychelles construction industry.

Understanding the challenges of immersive technology use in the architecture and construction industry: A systematic review (2022)
Journal Article
Prabhakaran, A., Mahamadu, A., & Mahdjoubi, L. (2022). Understanding the challenges of immersive technology use in the architecture and construction industry: A systematic review. Automation in Construction, 137,

Despite the increasing scholarly attention being given to immersive technology applications in the architecture and construction industry, very few studies have explored the key challenges associated with their usage, with no aggregation of findings... Read More about Understanding the challenges of immersive technology use in the architecture and construction industry: A systematic review.

The application of eye-tracking technology in architecture engineering and construction industry: A systematic review (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Mahamadu, A., Prabhakaran, A., Clark, K., Dziekonski, K., Okeke, U., Zhang, W., …Aigbavboa, C. O. (2021). The application of eye-tracking technology in architecture engineering and construction industry: A systematic review. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality (56-64)

Despite the scholarly attention on eye-tracking technology in the AEC industry, no studies thus far have attempted to aggregate the findings or knowledge. To bridge this gap and to better understand the state-of-the-art of eye-tracking technology’s a... Read More about The application of eye-tracking technology in architecture engineering and construction industry: A systematic review.

Towards development of a distributed virtual furniture, fixture and equipment shopping environment (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Prabhakaran, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., & Booth, C. A. (in press). Towards development of a distributed virtual furniture, fixture and equipment shopping environment. In SEEDS 2021 Abstract Booklet (42)

Purpose: -The dynamic consumer behaviour, as well as the current state of nationwide lock-down and social distancing mandates, has left retail industries like the Furniture Fixture and Equipment (FFE) sector under unprecedented disruption, leaving th... Read More about Towards development of a distributed virtual furniture, fixture and equipment shopping environment.

An investigation into macro BIM maturity and its impacts: A comparison of Qatar and the United Kingdom (2021)
Journal Article
Prabhakaran, A., Mahamadu, A. M., Mahdjoubi, L., Andric, J., Manu, P., & Mzyece, D. (2021). An investigation into macro BIM maturity and its impacts: A comparison of Qatar and the United Kingdom. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 17(5-6), 496-515. https://doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2021.1923454

Emerging frameworks of BIM implementation have proposed several attributes as measures of macro-scale BIM maturity within countries. Such macro-scale BIM maturity indicators determine the policy and institutional imperatives for BIM diffusion at the... Read More about An investigation into macro BIM maturity and its impacts: A comparison of Qatar and the United Kingdom.

Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction (2020)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., Bilal, M., Davila Delgado, J. M., & Muhammed-Yakubu, N. (2020). Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction. Automation in Construction, 120, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2020.103388

A persistent barrier to the adoption of offsite construction is the lack of information for assessing prefabrication alternatives and the choices of suppliers. This study integrates three aspects of offsite construction, including BIM, DFMA and big d... Read More about Big data for design options repository: Towards a DFMA approach for offsite construction.

A fuzzy synthetic evaluation of the challenges of smart city development in developing countries (2020)
Journal Article
Aghimien, D. O., Aigbavboa, C., Edwards, D. J., Mahamadu, A., Olomolaiye, P., Nash, H., & Onyia, M. (in press). A fuzzy synthetic evaluation of the challenges of smart city development in developing countries. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, https://doi.org/10.1108/SASBE-06-2020-0092

© 2020, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: This study presents a fuzzy synthetic evaluation of the challenges of smart city realisation in developing countries, using Nigeria as a case study. By defining and delineating the problems faced by the co... Read More about A fuzzy synthetic evaluation of the challenges of smart city development in developing countries.

Violent behaviour on construction sites: Structural equation modelling of its impact on unsafe behaviour using partial least squares (2020)
Journal Article
Adinyira, E., Manu, P., Agyekum, K., Mahamadu, A. M., & Olomolaiye, P. O. (2020). Violent behaviour on construction sites: Structural equation modelling of its impact on unsafe behaviour using partial least squares. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 27(10), 3363-3393. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-09-2019-0489

Purpose: Work on construction sites involves individuals with diverse character, temperament,age, physical strength, culture, religion and experience level. A good number of these individuals are also alleged to involve themselves in substance and al... Read More about Violent behaviour on construction sites: Structural equation modelling of its impact on unsafe behaviour using partial least squares.

Design for safety implementation among design professionals in construction: The context of Palestine (2020)
Journal Article
Abueisheh, Q., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., & Cheung, C. (2020). Design for safety implementation among design professionals in construction: The context of Palestine. Safety Science, 128, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2020.104742

Design for safety (DfS), also known as prevention through design, is a prominent means for tackling work-related illnesses and injuries in construction. However, the available DfS studies in construction have paid very limited attention to developing... Read More about Design for safety implementation among design professionals in construction: The context of Palestine.

An approach for integrating mixed reality into BIM for early stage design coordination (2020)
Conference Proceeding
Prabhakaran, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., & Manu, P. (2020). An approach for integrating mixed reality into BIM for early stage design coordination. https://doi.org/10.1051/matecconf/202031204001

Building Information Modelling (BIM) and its associated technologies have proved to be one of the most promising developments in Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. Over the past few decades, the AEC sector has been restricte... Read More about An approach for integrating mixed reality into BIM for early stage design coordination.

Macro-maturity factors and their influence on micro-level BIM implementation within design firms in Italy (2020)
Journal Article
Troiani, E., Mahamadu, A. M., Manu, P., Kissi, E., Aigbavboa, C., & Oti, A. (2020). Macro-maturity factors and their influence on micro-level BIM implementation within design firms in Italy. Architectural Engineering and Design Management, 16(3), 209-226. https://doi.org/10.1080/17452007.2020.1738994

Based on conceptual models of macro-BIM adoption, several factors have been proposed as indicators of BIM maturity at the national level. Such macro-level BIM maturity indicators drive policy and the institutional imperatives for smooth adoption of B... Read More about Macro-maturity factors and their influence on micro-level BIM implementation within design firms in Italy.

A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator (2019)
Journal Article
Poghosyan, A., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., Akinade, O., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., & Behm, M. (2020). A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator. Safety Science, 122, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssci.2019.104516

It has been established that design contributes to the occurrence of occupational injuries and illnesses in the construction sector. This has resulted in the need for designers to implement design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH), which is... Read More about A web-based design for occupational safety and health capability maturity indicator.

Differences in stakeholder ability in addressing unethical practices: Insights from the surveying profession (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Agyekum, K., Mahamadu, A., Olomolaiye, P., & Adinyira, E. (2019). Differences in stakeholder ability in addressing unethical practices: Insights from the surveying profession. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice, 145(4), https://doi.org/10.1061/%28asce%29ei.1943-5541.0000426

While several measures have been suggested to address unethical practices within the built environment, it remains unclear whether some stakeholders are more able to influence improvement in unethical practices than others, and if so whether such phe... Read More about Differences in stakeholder ability in addressing unethical practices: Insights from the surveying profession.

The importance of BIM capability assessment: An evaluation of post-selection performance of organisations on construction projects (2019)
Journal Article
Mahamadu, A., Manu, P., Mahdjoubi, L., Booth, C., Aigbavboa, C., & Abanda, F. (2020). The importance of BIM capability assessment: An evaluation of post-selection performance of organisations on construction projects. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 27(1), 24-48. https://doi.org/10.1108/ecam-09-2018-0357

Purpose: The emergence of building information modelling (BIM) has led to the need for pre-qualification and selection of organisations capable of working within a BIM environment. Several criteria have been proposed for the assessment of an organisa... Read More about The importance of BIM capability assessment: An evaluation of post-selection performance of organisations on construction projects.

The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Gbadamosi, A., Oyedele, L., Mahamadu, A., Kusimo, H., & Olawale, O. (2019, July). The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction. Presented at CIB World Building Congress 2019

The construction industry is the least digitised sector in the world and it contributes significantly less, in terms of productivity, to the global economy than its average potential. Current trends in the construction industry are aimed at leveragin... Read More about The role of Internet of Things in delivering smart construction.

Understanding environmental incidents on construction sites in Australia: The causal factors, environmental impact and their relations (2019)
Journal Article
Andrić, J. M., Wang, J., Mahamadu, A. M., & Zhong, R. (2019). Understanding environmental incidents on construction sites in Australia: The causal factors, environmental impact and their relations. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 25(7), 617-630. https://doi.org/10.3846/jcem.2019.10435

The construction sites are prone to environmental incidents. In this paper, the root causes of incidents and immediate actions taken after events are identified through qualitative analysis, while the environmental impacts, the cost of mitigation, ti... Read More about Understanding environmental incidents on construction sites in Australia: The causal factors, environmental impact and their relations.

Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Mahamadu, A., Booth, C., Olomolaiye, P., Coker, A., Ibrahim, A., & Lamond, J. (2019). Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 26(9), 1962-1985. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-11-2017-0240

Purpose: The achievement of sustainable development goals is linked to the procurement of public infrastructure in a manner that meets key procurement objectives, such as sustainability, value-for-money, transparency and accountability. At the heart... Read More about Infrastructure procurement capacity gaps in Nigeria public sector institutions.

Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability (2019)
Journal Article
Manu, P., Poghosyan, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., Behm, M., & Akinade, O. (2019). Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, 26(11), 2614-2636. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-09-2018-0389

Purpose: Against the backdrop of the contribution of design to the occurrence of occupational injuries and illnesses in construction, design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH) is increasingly becoming prominent in the construction sector. To... Read More about Design for occupational safety and health: Key attributes for organisational capability.

Building information modelling (BIM) capability and delivery success on construction projects (2019)
Journal Article
Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Booth, C., Manu, P., & Manu, E. (2019). Building information modelling (BIM) capability and delivery success on construction projects. Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management, 19(2), 170-192. https://doi.org/10.1108/CI-03-2018-0016

Purpose: In spite of emerging research on building information modelling (BIM) capability assessment, there is a general dearth of knowledge about the links between often pre-emptive capability measurement attributes and actual delivery success. More... Read More about Building information modelling (BIM) capability and delivery success on construction projects.

The cost performance and causes of overruns in infrastructure development projects in Asia (2019)
Journal Article
Andrić, J. M., Mahamadu, A., Wang, J., Zou, P. X. W., & Zhong, R. (2019). The cost performance and causes of overruns in infrastructure development projects in Asia. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 25(3), 203-214. https://doi.org/10.3846/jcem.2019.8646

© 2019 The Author(s). Published by VGTU Pr. Infrastructure plays a major role in the economic development of countries, especially in Asia which has experienced tremendous growth in recent years. The procurement of infrastructure continues to be char... Read More about The cost performance and causes of overruns in infrastructure development projects in Asia.