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Jia, A Y, Rowlinson, S, Loosemore, M, Xu, M, Li, B and Gibb, A (2017) Institutions and institutional logics in construction safety management: The case of climatic heat stress. Construction Management and Economics, 35(06), 338-30.

Karimi, H, Taylor, T R B and Goodrum, P M (2017) Analysis of the impact of craft labour availability on North American construction project productivity and schedule performance. Construction Management and Economics, 35(06), 368-13.

Lützkendorf, T and Lorenz, D (2007) Integrating sustainability into property risk assessments for market transformation. Building Research & Information, 35(06), 644–61.

Leaman, A and Bordass, B (2007) Are users more tolerant of 'green' buildings?. Building Research & Information, 35(06), 662–73.

Linderoth, H C J (2017) From visions to practice: the role of sensemaking, institutional logic and pragmatic practice. Construction Management and Economics, 35(06), 324-14.

Rasmussen, G M G, Jensen, P L and Gottlieb, S C (2017) Frames, agency and institutional change: The case of benchmarking in Danish construction. Construction Management and Economics, 35(06), 305-19.

Reed, B (2007) Shifting from 'sustainability' to regeneration. Building Research & Information, 35(06), 674–80.

Sayce, S, Ellison, L and Parnell, P (2007) Understanding investment drivers for UK sustainable property. Building Research & Information, 35(06), 629–43.

Schultmann, F and Sunke, N (2007) Energy-oriented deconstruction and recovery planning. Building Research & Information, 35(06), 15.

Yamaguchi, K, Matsufuji, Y and Koyama, T (2007) A new structural system: friction-resistant dry-masonry. Building Research & Information, 35(06), 616–28.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: alternative technology; brick; deconstruction; dry-masonry; earthquake design; innovation; masonry construction; reuse
  • ISBN/ISSN: 0961-3218
  • URL: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0961-3218&volume=35&issue=6&spage=616
  • Abstract:
    A new structural type is proposed and tested: steel-reinforced brick based on distributed unbond prestress theory (SRB-DUP). This is a dry-masonry structure with a friction-resistant stress-transfer mechanism. The elements comprising the entire assembly are not bonded to each other, allowing deconstruction for their easy reuse or recycling. Laboratory tests are reported on the structural performance of walls, beams and columns. Horizontal loading tests of walls and bending tests of beams along their strong axes reveal that the energy-absorbing capacities of both are high. Bending tests on walls and columns along their weak axis showed that both have high elastic deformation capacity. The SRB-DUP structure is a newly proposed type of earthquake resilient construction, different from other structural systems such as earthquake resistant construction, vibration control construction, and construction of vibration isolation. After meeting strict Japanese structural standards, the construction of two experimental houses using SRB-DUP structures was authorized. A new type of brick, with a uniform height achieved by covering it with fly-ash slurry mortar, has also been developed.

Zimmerman, A and Kibert, C J (2007) Informing LEED's next generation with The Natural Step. Building Research & Information, 35(06), 681–9.