Tag Archives: sustainable development

CRC2014: Construction Research Congress

19-21 May 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA Contact: Rachel Von Ins, rachel.vonins@coa.gatech.edu http://www.crc2014.gatech.edu/

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CIB-107 2014: Construction in Developing Countries and its Contribution to Sustainable Development

28-30 Jan 2014, Lagos, Nigeria Contact: Prof. K.T Odusami, ktodusami@yahoo.com http://www.cibw107conference2014.com/

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SB13 Southern Africa: Creating a Resilient and Regenerative Built Environment

15-16 Oct 2013, Cape Town, South Africa Contact: Dr Fidelis Emuze, fidelis.emuze2@nmmu.ac.za http://bit.ly/SB13-SA

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Sustainable built environment for now and the future

26-27 March 2013, Hanoi, Vietnam Contact: sbe2013@nuce.edu.vn http://sbe2013.com

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Heritage 2012: 3rd International conference on heritage and sustainable development

19-22 Jun 2012, Porto, Portugal Contact: Secretariat, heritage2012@greenlines-institute.org http://www.heritage2012.greenlines-institute.org/

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Charlesworth, E and Adams, R (Eds) (2011) The EcoEdge: urgent design challenges in building sustainable cities. London: Routledge

The EcoEdge: urgent design challenges in building sustainable cities. Edited by Esther Charlesworth and Rob Adams, Routledge, London, 2011. 200pp, ISBN 978-0-415-57248-4, £29.99 (pb) Presenting diverse case studies of contemporary sustainable urban practice from Europe, Africa, India, South America, the … Continue reading

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Baird, G (2010) Sustainable buildings in practice: what the users think. London: Routledge

Sustainable buildings in practice: what the users think. By George Baird, Routledge, London, 2010. 340pp, ISBN 978-0-415-39932-6, £34.99 (pb) Current assessment methods of sustainable buildings do not adequately account for the users’ needs. Given that over the life of a building, … Continue reading

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Ryan, C (2011) Traditional construction for a sustainable future. London: Spon Press

Traditional construction for a sustainable future. By Carole Ryan, Spon Press, London, 2011. 374pp, ISBN 978-0-415-46757-5, £29.99 (pb) Since the spread of classical design and construction amongst the upper echolons of British society in the late seventeenth century, traditional construction methods … Continue reading

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Book reviews published in 2006

Anumba, C J, Ugwu, O O and Ren, Z (Eds) (2005) Agents & multi-agent systems in construction, London: Taylor & Francis. (Reviewed by Irtishad Ahmad, Florida International University) DOI:10.1080/01446190600693443 Anumba, C, Egbu, C and Carrillo, P (Eds) (2005) Knowledge management … Continue reading

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