Construction Innovation: Volume 14 Issue 3

Information, Process, Management


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Estimating contractors’ efficiency with panel data: Comparison of the data envelopment analysis, Cobb-Douglas and translog production function methods

Yat Hung Chiang, Eddie W.L. Cheng

– This paper aims to explore the use of the data envelopment analysis (DEA), Cobb-Douglas and translog production function methods in estimating contractors’ efficiency.

BIM and systemic ICT innovation in AEC: Perceived needs and actor’s degrees of freedom

Vishal Singh

This paper aims to present a behavioural perspective on systemic innovation adoption decisions and resulting patterns in architecture engineering and construction (AEC)…

Screening design and construction technologies of skyscrapers

Saad AboMoslim, Alan Russell

The paper aims to study screening design and construction technologies of skyscrapers. Skyscraper projects provide an illustration of important driving factors (e.g…

Social media adoption in disaster restoration industry

Jing Pan, Mihaela Vorvoreanu, Zheng Zhou

This research aims to investigate the current patterns of social media adoption for marketing in the restoration industry and analyse the strategies used by those…


Commissioning for nearly zero-energy building projects

Mikko Kantola, Arto Saari

This article aims to reveal the benefits and opportunities that commissioning procedure has to offer for nearly zero-energy building (nZEB) projects. Another goal is to…

Quantitative analysis of blind tower-crane lifts using laser-scanning information

Aviad Shapira, Sagi Filin, Amit Wicnudel

– This study aims to show how laser scanning data can be utilised to quantitatively assess “blind lifts” with respect to their rate and spatial distribution.

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