Suitable construction: A pilot study of construction practicians' perceptions

Khalfan, M, Maqsood, T, Ali, A and Arain, F 2010, 'Suitable construction: A pilot study of construction practicians' perceptions', in Tom Besi (ed.) Proceedings of AUBEA 2010, Melbourne, Australia, 14-16 July, 2010.


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Collection: Conference Papers

Title Suitable construction: A pilot study of construction practicians' perceptions
Author(s) Khalfan, M
Maqsood, T
Ali, A
Arain, F
Year 2010
Conference name AUBEA 2010
Conference location Melbourne, Australia
Conference dates 14-16 July, 2010
Proceedings title Proceedings of AUBEA 2010
Editor(s) Tom Besi
Publisher Melbourne School of Design
Place of publication Melbourne, Australia
Abstract Sustainability is an issue that has been widely documented and speculated upon in all circles of industry. Due to growing global concern of the issue of sustainability, the government and the construction industry in Australia have eventually taken innovative sustainable initiatives to encourage sustainable development and construction in Australia. The aim of this pilot research study is to explore the present trends of sustainability and the related barriers in Australian construction industry. A qualitative research approach is adopted to investigate the drivers, barriers and trends in sustainable construction. A self administered questionnaire is used to gather the views of construction practitioners.
Subjects Building Construction Management and Project Planning
Keyword(s) Sustainability
Construction industry
Australia
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