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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.

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.

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.

‘Like a life in a cage’: Understanding child play and social interaction in Somali refugee families in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Allport, T., Mace, J., Farah, F., Yusuf, F., Mahdjoubi, L., & Redwood, S. (2019). ‘Like a life in a cage’: Understanding child play and social interaction in Somali refugee families in the UK. Health and Place, 56, 191-201. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2019.01.019

Migration to a different culture may affect opportunities for play and social interaction, essential for children’s developing cognitive and social skills. We asked Somali migrant women about experiences of childhood (both while growing up themselve... Read More about ‘Like a life in a cage’: Understanding child play and social interaction in Somali refugee families in the UK.

Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly (2019)
Journal Article
Gbadamosi, A. Q., Mahamadu, A. M., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Manu, P., Mahdjoubi, L., & Aigbavboa, C. (2019). Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly. Journal of Cleaner Production, 215, 1180-1190. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.113

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The lack of adequate consideration of the underlying factors affecting the methods of building assembly often results in inefficiencies in the uses of building materials, equipment and manpower. These inefficiencies are further co... Read More about Offsite construction: Developing a BIM-Based optimizer for assembly.

Design for safety implementation factors: a literature review (2018)
Journal Article
Poghosyan, A., Manu, P., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A. G., Behm, M., & Mahamadu, A. M. (2018). Design for safety implementation factors: a literature review. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, 16(5), 783-797. https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-09-2017-0088

© 2018, Emerald Publishing Limited. Purpose: Decisions made during the design stage of construction works can significantly reduce the risk of occurrence of occupational accidents, injuries and illnesses. Moreover, it has been established that design... Read More about Design for safety implementation factors: a literature review.

Extending indoor open street mapping environments to navigable 3D citygml building models: Emergency response assessment (2018)
Journal Article
Fadli, F., Kutty, N., Wang, Z., Zlatanova, S., Mahdjoubi, L., Boguslawski, P., & Zverovich, V. (2018). Extending indoor open street mapping environments to navigable 3D citygml building models: Emergency response assessment. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 42(4), 241-247. https://doi.org/10.5194...rchives-XLII-4-161-2018

© Authors 2018. Disaster scenarios in high-rise buildings such as the Address Downtown, Dubai or Grenfell Tower, London have showed ones again the importance of data information availability for emergency management in buildings. 3D visualization of... Read More about Extending indoor open street mapping environments to navigable 3D citygml building models: Emergency response assessment.

Development of a design for occupational safety and health capability maturity model (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Manu, P., Poghosyan, A., Mahamadu, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., Behm, M., & Akinade, O. (2018, August). Development of a design for occupational safety and health capability maturity model. Paper presented at Joint CIB W099 and TG59 Conference

Design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH) is growing in prominence in the construction sector. Consequently, designers (as individuals or organisations) are expected to mitigate occupational health and safety risks through design. In order fo... Read More about Development of a design for occupational safety and health capability maturity model.

Comparison of prediction tools to determine their reliability on calculating operational heating consumption by monitoring no-fines concrete dwellings (2018)
Journal Article
Sierra, F., Mahdjoubi, L., Gething, B., Alzaatreh, A., Fitton, R., & Marshall, A. (2018). Comparison of prediction tools to determine their reliability on calculating operational heating consumption by monitoring no-fines concrete dwellings. Energy and Buildings, 176, 78-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.07.012

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. Nowadays most retrofit decisions are based on reducing CO2 / heating consumption. The aim of this study was to determine the reliability of three tools (RdSAP, SAP and IES) often used to predict these reductions. Three no-fines c... Read More about Comparison of prediction tools to determine their reliability on calculating operational heating consumption by monitoring no-fines concrete dwellings.

Disaggregating high-resolution gas metering data using pattern recognition (2018)
Journal Article
Alzaatreh, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gething, B., & Sierra, F. (2018). Disaggregating high-resolution gas metering data using pattern recognition. Energy and Buildings, 176, 17-32. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.07.011

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. Growing concern about the scale and extent of the gap between predicted and actual energy performance of new and retrofitted UK homes has led to a surge in the development of new tools and technologies trying to address the probl... Read More about Disaggregating high-resolution gas metering data using pattern recognition.

A dynamic approach for evacuees’ distribution and optimal routing in hazardous environments (2018)
Journal Article
Boguslawski, P., Mahdjoubi, L., Zverovich, V., & Fadli, F. (2018). A dynamic approach for evacuees’ distribution and optimal routing in hazardous environments. Automation in Construction, 94, 11-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2018.05.032

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. In a complex built environment, the situation changes rapidly during an emergency event. Typically, available systems rely heavily on a static scenario in the calculation of safest routes for evacuation. In addition, egress route... Read More about A dynamic approach for evacuees’ distribution and optimal routing in hazardous environments.

A comparison of data collection methods for spatial analysis (2018)
Report
Marshall, A., Fitton, R., Mahdjoubi, L., Alzaatreh, A., Nagy, G., Abdelhady, E., …Dweidar, K. (2018). A comparison of data collection methods for spatial analysis

This report looks at three methods for capturing the geometry of buildings and their elements to be used in the generation of energy models of those buildings. A heritage building in Salford, UK, is used as a case study, receiving each data collectio... Read More about A comparison of data collection methods for spatial analysis.

HBIM: Low-cost sensors and environmental data in heritage buildings - A guide for practitioners and professionals (2018)
Report
Mahdjoubi, L., Hawas, S., Fitton, R., Dweidar, K., Nagy, G., Marshall, A., & Alzaatreh, A. (2018). HBIM: Low-cost sensors and environmental data in heritage buildings - A guide for practitioners and professionals

This guide is intended to introduce the heritage conservation professional to the use of low cost sensors to capture environmental data in occupied heritage buildings, for the purposes of enhancing the heritage preservation practice with the capabili... Read More about HBIM: Low-cost sensors and environmental data in heritage buildings - A guide for practitioners and professionals.

Towards an automated photogrammetry-based approach for monitoring and controlling construction site activities (2018)
Journal Article
Omar, H., Mahdjoubi, L., & Kheder, G. (2018). Towards an automated photogrammetry-based approach for monitoring and controlling construction site activities. Computers in Industry, 98, 172-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compind.2018.03.012

© 2018 Elsevier B.V. The construction industry has a poor productivity record, which was predominantly ascribed to inadequate monitoring of how a project is progressing at any given time. Most available approaches do not offer key stakeholders a shar... Read More about Towards an automated photogrammetry-based approach for monitoring and controlling construction site activities.

Building Information Systems in the Construction Industry (2018)
Book
Mahdjoubi, L. (2018). L. Mahdjoubi, C. A. Brebbia, & A. Galiano (Eds.), Building Information Systems in the Construction Industry. WIT Press

The selected papers in this book deal with Building Information Modelling (BIM) in Design, Construction and Operations. Application of BIM throughout the construction industry is progressing at an accelerated rate, with the development of new softwar... Read More about Building Information Systems in the Construction Industry.

Organisational attributes that determine design for occupational safety and health capability (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Mahamadu, A., Manu, P., Poghosyan, A., Mahdjoubi, L., Gibb, A., & Behm, M. (2017, November). Organisational attributes that determine design for occupational safety and health capability. Paper presented at 22nd International Conference on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate

Design for occupational safety and health (DfOSH) is increasingly becoming prominent in construction. In the UK, DfOSH is a legal requirement under the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015 (CDM 2015). Amongst other requirements, the CD... Read More about Organisational attributes that determine design for occupational safety and health capability.

A guide for monitoring the effects of climate change on heritage building materials and elements (2017)
Report
Mahdjoubi, L., Hawas, S., Fitton, R., Dewidar, K., Nagy, G., Marshall, A., …Abdelhady, E. (2017). A guide for monitoring the effects of climate change on heritage building materials and elements

This report is concerned with advanced tools and methods for monitoring the effects of climate change in buildings. It addresses the expected changes, the effects on the fabric of a heritage building, and the mechanisms of deterioration. This will be... Read More about A guide for monitoring the effects of climate change on heritage building materials and elements.

A framework to assist in the analysis of risks and rewards of adopting BIM for SMEs in the UK (2017)
Journal Article
Lam, T. T., Mahdjoubi, L., & Mason, J. (2017). A framework to assist in the analysis of risks and rewards of adopting BIM for SMEs in the UK. Journal of Civil Engineering and Management, 23(6), 740-752. https://doi.org/10.3846/13923730.2017.1281840

© 2017 The Author(s) Published by VGTU Press and Informa UK Limited, [trading as Taylor & Francis Group]. Building information modelling (BIM) adoption amongst larger construction firms and innovators seems to be on the increase. However, there is... Read More about A framework to assist in the analysis of risks and rewards of adopting BIM for SMEs in the UK.

Analytic prioritization of indoor routes for search and rescue operations in hazardous environments (2017)
Journal Article
Zverovich, V., Mahdjoubi, L., Boguslawski, P., & Fadli, F. (2017). Analytic prioritization of indoor routes for search and rescue operations in hazardous environments. Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, 32(9), 727-747. https://doi.org/10.1111/mice.12260

Applications to prioritize indoor routes for emergency situations in a complex built facility have been restricted to building simulations and network approaches. These types of applications often failed to account for the complexity and trade-offs... Read More about Analytic prioritization of indoor routes for search and rescue operations in hazardous environments.


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