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Reducing Waste to Landfill in the UK: Identifying Impediments and Critical Solutions
(Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2013)
Purpose – The UK construction industry produces up to one third of all waste to landfill. This study aims to identify specific project practices impeding the reduction of waste in construction projects as well as uncovering ...
SUPPLY CHAIN INNOVATIONS FOR DELIVERING SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION IN UNITED KINGDOM
This research study identifies the key elements, the drivers and barriers which impact on the innovative supply chain practices of the building products suppliers and therefore the sustainability of the UK construction ...
Foundations of the vertical city in England: architectural theory and practice
High-rises are omnipresent typologies in the megapolices around the world, however they are often associated with complicated placemaking and destruction of the existing neighbourhoods. One viable opportunity to change ...
Learning from bioclimatic desert Architecture: A case study of Ghadames, Libya
This chapter illustrates the use of mixed methodological strategies combining both quantitative and qualitative approaches. These include surveys, interviews, observational techniques, architectural modelling, computer ...
Bottom-up approach to sustainable urban development in Lebanon: The case of Zouk Mosbeh
In contrast with the “top-down” approach to development, the dominant methodology in Lebanon, Iemphasize rather the “bottom-up” approach where all stakeholders have equal opportunities to participate in policy formulation ...