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Bos-de Vos, M, Wamelink, J W F H and Volker, L (2016) Trade-offs in the value capture of architectural firms: The significance of professional value. Construction Management and Economics, 34(01), 21-34.

Burroughs, S (2006) Strength of compacted earth: linking soil properties to stabilizers. Building Research & Information, 34(01), 55–65.

Gottsche, J, Kelly, M and Taggart, M (2016) Assessing the impact of energy management initiatives on the energy usage during the construction phase of an educational building project in Ireland. Construction Management and Economics, 34(01), 46-60.

Hopkin, T, Lu, S-L, Rogers, P and Sexton, M (2016) Detecting defects in the UK new-build housing sector: A learning perspective. Construction Management and Economics, 34(01), 35-45.

Lisø, K R (2006) Integrated approach to risk management of future climate change impacts. Building Research & Information, 34(01), 1–10.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: Adaptation; adaptive capacity; building stock; climate change; global warming; risk management; robustness; vulnerability; Norway; adaptation
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
  • URL: http://journalsonline.tandf.co.uk/link.asp?id=mu02286474621051
  • Abstract:
    The vulnerability of the built environment will be influenced by global-scale climate change. However, there are large uncertainties associated with the future performance of buildings due to changes in regional- and local-scale climatic impact. The use of modern risk-management theories is discussed for developing cross-disciplinary strategies to meet the challenges of future climate change. It is shown that there are benefits to be gained from the introduction of risk-management strategies within a greater extent of the construction industry. Cross-disciplinary risk-based management strategies (ensuring cooperation along vertical decision-making lines), together with design guidelines that account for both historical local climatic conditions and scenarios for future changes, can be an important step towards a more active and dynamic way of ensuring a high-quality construction process and a sustainable built environment. Reducing the potential for defects or damage through the development of technical and organizational preventive measures (a risk-based management strategy) while at the same time applying the precautionary principle and discursive strategies in the design, construction and geographical localization of buildings, is likely to increase the robustness of the built environment in the light of the unknown risks of future climate change.

Murtagh, N, Roberts, A and Hind, R (2016) The relationship between motivations of architectural designers and environmentally sustainable construction design. Construction Management and Economics, 34(01), 61-75.

Robinson, W G, Chan, P W and Lau, T (2016) Sensors and sensibility: Examining the role of technological features in servitizing construction towards greater sustainability. Construction Management and Economics, 34(01), 4-20.

Saari, A and Aalto, L (2006) Indoor environment quality contracts in building projects. Building Research & Information, 34(01), 66–74.

Sexton, M, Barrett, P and Aouad, G (2006) Motivating small construction companies to adopt new technology. Building Research & Information, 34(01), 11–22.

Short, C A, Whittle, G E and Owarish, M (2006) Fire and smoke control in naturally ventilated buildings. Building Research & Information, 34(01), 23–54.