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Chew, M Y L (2002) Resistance of polyurethane sealants to hot water. Building Research & Information, 30(05), 367–71.

Choy, L H T, Ho, W K O and Mak, S W K (2012) Housing attributes and Hong Kong real estate prices: a quantile regression analysis. Construction Management and Economics, 30(05), 359-66.

Jacobsson, M and Linderoth, H C J (2012) User perceptions of ICT impacts in Swedish construction companies: 'it's fine, just as it is'. Construction Management and Economics, 30(05), 339-57.

Kerali, A G and Thomas, T H (2002) Effect of mix retention and curing on low-cement walling blocks. Building Research & Information, 30(05), 362–6.

Kohler, N and Lutzkendorf, T (2002) Integrated life-cycle analysis. Building Research & Information, 30(05), 338–48.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: building product model; CAAD; design tools; energy calculation; green buildings; life-cycle analysis; professional practice; quantity surveying; Germany
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
  • URL: http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/link.asp?id=2d1j29apppqu3x12
  • Abstract:
    Although assessment models exist for evaluating buildings after they are designed, the problems s creating an appropriate tool for the design team to use during the design process to create sustainable (green) buildings. An integrated, life-cycle-oriented design tool (LEGOE) is proposed and its general criteria identified for use in practice including the scope of methods as well as their scalability over the manufacture, construction, use, cleaning, maintenance, refurbishment and recycling/waste cycles of the building and its components. The design tool is compared with assessment tools for green buildings. The integration of basic methods of life cycle analysis (LCA), in particular energy and massflow analysis, into the normal practice environment (CAAD, specification and quantity surveying, energy need and building physics calculation, comfort and health risk appreciation) is considered. Feedback form the initial practical applications of the integrated tool is discussed. Conclusions concern the time-span for the development and diffusions of new integrated tools in the planning, design and specification processes.

Lingard, H C, Cooke, T and Blismas, N (2012) Designing for construction workers' occupational health and safety: a case study of socio-material complexity. Construction Management and Economics, 30(05), 367-82.

Liu, L, Wang, X and Sheng, Z (2012) Achieving ambidexterity in large, complex engineering projects: a case study of the Sutong Bridge project. Construction Management and Economics, 30(05), 399-409.

Straub, A (2002) Strategic technical management of housing stock: lessons from Dutch housing associations. Building Research & Information, 30(05), 372–81.

Tam, C M, Tam, V W Y and Zeng, S X (2002) Environmental Performance Evaluation (EPE) for construction. Building Research & Information, 30(05), 349–61.

Zimina, D, Ballard, G and Pasquire, C (2012) Target value design: using collaboration and a lean approach to reduce construction cost. Construction Management and Economics, 30(05), 383-98.