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Augmented and Virtual Reality in Construction: drivers and limitations for industry adoption (2019)
Journal Article
Davila Delgado, J. M., Oyedele, L., Beach, T., & Demian, P. (in press). Augmented and Virtual Reality in Construction: drivers and limitations for industry adoption. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management,

Augmented and virtual reality have the potential to provide a step-change in productivity in the construction sector; however, the level of adoption is very low. This paper presents a systematic study of the factors that limit and drive adoption in t... Read More about Augmented and Virtual Reality in Construction: drivers and limitations for industry adoption.

Big Data Analytics System for Costing Power Transmission Projects (2019)
Journal Article
Delgado, J. M. D., Oyedele, L., Bilal, M., Ajayi, A., Akanbi, L., & Akinade, O. (2020). Big Data Analytics System for Costing Power Transmission Projects. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 146(1), https://doi.org/10.1061...%29CO.1943-7862.0001745

© 2019 American Society of Civil Engineers. Inaccurate cost estimates have significant impacts on the final cost of power transmission projects and erode profits. Methods for cost estimation have been investigated thoroughly, but they are not used wi... Read More about Big Data Analytics System for Costing Power Transmission Projects.

Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption (2019)
Journal Article
Davila Delgado, J. M., Oyedele, L., Ajayi, A., Akanbi, L., Akinade, L., Bilal, M., & Owolabi, H. (2019). Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption. Journal of Building Engineering, 26, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.100868

© 2019 The Authors The construction industry is a major economic sector, but it is plagued with inefficiencies and low productivity. Robotics and automated systems have the potential to address these shortcomings; however, the level of adoption in th... Read More about Robotics and automated systems in construction: Understanding industry-specific challenges for adoption.

Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain (2019)
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Davila Delgado, J. M. (2019). Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain

The Vision Network, a mix of academics and industry experts, conducted a study into the levels of adoption of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) technologies in the UK’s Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) sectors. A mixed... Read More about Vision network: Augmented reality and virtual reality for digital built Britain.

Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy (2019)
Journal Article
Akanbi, L. A., Oyedele, L. O., Omoteso, K., Bilal, M., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., …Owolabi, H. A. (2019). Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy. Journal of Cleaner Production, 223, 386-396. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.03.172

© 2019 Despite the relevance of building information modelling for simulating building performance at various life cycle stages, Its use for assessing the end-of-life impacts is not a common practice. Even though the global sustainability and circula... Read More about Disassembly and deconstruction analytics system (D-DAS) for construction in a circular economy.

Design optimisation using convex programming: Towards waste-efficient building designs (2019)
Journal Article
Bilal, M., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Delgado, J. M. D., Akanbi, L. A., Ajayi, A. O., & Younis, M. S. (2019). Design optimisation using convex programming: Towards waste-efficient building designs. Journal of Building Engineering, 23, 231-240. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jobe.2019.01.022

© 2019 The Authors A non-modular building layout is amongst the leading sources of offcut waste, resulting from a substantial amount of onsite cutting and fitting of bricks, blocks, plasterboard, and tiles. The field of design for dimensional coordin... Read More about Design optimisation using convex programming: Towards waste-efficient building designs.

Big data platform for health and safety accident prediction (2018)
Journal Article
Ajayi, A., Oyedele, L., Davila Delgado, J. M., Akanbi, L., Bilal, M., Akinade, O., & Olawale, O. (2019). Big data platform for health and safety accident prediction. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 16(1), 2-21. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-05-2018-0042

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to highlight the use of the Big data technologies for health and safety risks analytics in the power infrastructure domain with large data sets of health and safety risks, which are usually sparse and noisy.... Read More about Big data platform for health and safety accident prediction.

Reusability analytics tool for end-of-life assessment of building materials in a circular economy (2018)
Journal Article
Akanbi, L., Oyedele, L., Davila Delgado, J. M., Bilal, M., Akinade, O., Ajayi, A., & Mohammed-Yakub, N. (2019). Reusability analytics tool for end-of-life assessment of building materials in a circular economy. World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development, 16(1), 40-55. https://doi.org/10.1108/WJSTSD-05-2018-0041

Purpose – In a circular economy, the goal is to keep materials values in the economy for as long as possible. For the construction industry to support the goal of the circular economy, there is the need for materials reuse. However, there is little o... Read More about Reusability analytics tool for end-of-life assessment of building materials in a circular economy.

Structural performance monitoring using a dynamic data-driven BIM environment (2018)
Journal Article
Davila Delgado, J. M., Butler, L., Brilakis, I., Elshafie, M., & Middleton, C. (2018). Structural performance monitoring using a dynamic data-driven BIM environment. Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, 32(3),

Structural health monitoring data has not been fully leveraged to support asset management due to a lack of effective integration with other datasets. A Building Information Modelling (BIM) approach is presented to leverage structural monitoring data... Read More about Structural performance monitoring using a dynamic data-driven BIM environment.

Salvaging building materials in a circular economy: A BIM-based whole-life performance estimator (2017)
Journal Article
Akanbi, L. A., Oyedele, L., Akinade, O., Ajayi, A. O., Davila Delgado, M., Bilal, M., & Bello, S. A. (2018). Salvaging building materials in a circular economy: A BIM-based whole-life performance estimator. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 129, 175-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.resconrec.2017.10.026

© 2017 The Author(s) The aim of this study is to develop a BIM-based Whole-life Performance Estimator (BWPE) for appraising the salvage performance of structural components of buildings right from the design stage. A review of the extant literature w... Read More about Salvaging building materials in a circular economy: A BIM-based whole-life performance estimator.

Management of structural monitoring data of bridges using BIM (2016)
Journal Article
Delgado, J. M., Davila Delgado, J., Butler, L. J., Gibbons, N., Brilakis, I., Elshafie, M. Z., & Middleton, C. (2017). Management of structural monitoring data of bridges using BIM. Proceedings of the ICE - Bridge Engineering, 170(3), 204-218. https://doi.org/10.1680/jbren.16.00013

© 2016 Published with permission by the ICE under the CC-BY licence. In addition to the traditional benefits associated with the installation of structural health monitoring systems, reductions in construction, operational and maintenance costs, and... Read More about Management of structural monitoring data of bridges using BIM.

Coevolutionary and genetic algorithm based building spatial and structural design (2015)
Journal Article
Hofmeyer, H., & Davila Delgado, J. M. (2015). Coevolutionary and genetic algorithm based building spatial and structural design. AI EDAM, 29(04), 351-370. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0890060415000384

© Cambridge University Press 2015. In this article, two methods to develop and optimize accompanying building spatial and structural designs are compared. The first, a coevolutionary method, applies deterministic procedures, inspired by realistic des... Read More about Coevolutionary and genetic algorithm based building spatial and structural design.

Automated generation of structural solutions based on spatial designs (2013)
Journal Article
Hofmeyer, H., Davila Delgado, J. M., Davila Delgado, J. M., & Hofmeyer, H. (2013). Automated generation of structural solutions based on spatial designs. Automation in Construction, 35, 528-541. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2013.06.008

To aid in the understanding of design processes and to support the involved actors, a Research Engine (RE) is under development. The RE is a set of automated computational processes that simulate a spatial-structural design process. The first develop... Read More about Automated generation of structural solutions based on spatial designs.

Automated design studies: Topology versus One-Step Evolutionary Structural Optimisation (2013)
Journal Article
Davila Delgado, J. M., Hofmeyer, H., Herm, H., & Juan Manuel, D. D. (2013). Automated design studies: Topology versus One-Step Evolutionary Structural Optimisation. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 27(4), 427-443. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2013.03.003

This paper presents the development of a virtual toolbox for the study of spatial-structural design processes. It will be able to transform a spatial design into a structural design. After structural optimisation, the structural design is interpreted... Read More about Automated design studies: Topology versus One-Step Evolutionary Structural Optimisation.