Research Publications

Research Reports

Research Program 1: Greening the Built Environment

Valuing Social Housing – Final Research Report (May 2017, 3Mb), Final Research Report: Attachment A (March 2017, 3Mb), Project 1.41
Valuing Social Housing Framework (March 2017, 1Mb), Project 1.41
Rethinking Social Housing Research Report (Oct 2015, 3Mb), Project 1.31
Rethinking Social Housing – Phase 1 Analysis Report (Mar 2015, 3Mb), Project 1.31
Understanding the Performance of Existing Office Buildings to inform Energy Reduction Initiatives – Workbook: ‘Energy Performance Nexus’ (931 kb), Project 1.1
Technologies to Reduce Carbon Intensity of Main Roads (Dec 2014, 2Mb), Project 1.22
Sustainability Performance Assessment Tools (Mar 2014, 720 kb), Project 1.22
ISCA ‘IS’ Tool and Low Carbon Tendering (Mar 2014, 388 kb), Project 1.22
A Literature Review of Structural Change and the Response to Climate Change (Mar 2014, 476kb), Project 1.24
Review of Large System Change and Green Growth Strategies (May 2014, 136 kb), Project 1.24
Research Report: Enhancing the Sustainability Value of Current Housing (Jan 2014, 2Mb), Project 1.29
Briefing Paper: Navigating the Future of Roads – Responding to the Imperative of Sustainable Development – 2012 (180 kb), Project 1.3
Briefing Report – The Future of Roads: Reducing environmental pressures and the management of carbon – May 2012 (340.16 kb), Project 1.3
Briefing Report: Reducing the Environmental Impact of Road Construction (1.17 Mb), Project 1.3
Briefing Report: Scenario Planning and Emerging Global Trends for the Future of Roads and Automobile Transport (835 kb), Project 1.3

 

 


Research Program 2: People, Processes and Procurement

 

 

Position Paper: The Role of Location in Existing Project Management Structures (2014, 3 Mb), Project 2.21
Position Paper: Construction Production Systems: Delivering Value for Money (2014, 3 Mb), Project 2.21
Position Paper: Geographic Data and Systems in Project Planning (2014, 2 Mb), Project 2.21
Position Paper: Managing Road Assets in Times of Multiple Extreme Flooding Events (2014, 3 Mb), Project 2.21

Integrated Project Environments – Towards a National Strategy (August 2014, 2Mb), Project 2.24
Integrated Project Environments – Document Review (August 2014, 2Mb), Project 2.24 A document review including both Australian and international contracts and guidelines, and offers recommendations for contract related considerations that have to be made when using IPD and BIM
Integrated Project Environments – Reducing the Skills Gap (August 2014, 2Mb), Project 2.24

Case Study Overview – Final Report (2012, 951 Kb), Project 2.7
Road Construction Safety Case – Final Report (2012, 792 Kb), Project 2.7
Green Buildings Case – Final Report (2012, 761 Kb), Project 2.7
CADD BIM IPD Case – Final Report (652 Kb), Project 2.7
Private Sector R&D Investment: A Case Study (2013, 758Kb), Project 2.7

 


Research Program 3: Productivity through Innovation

 

 

 

 

 


Conference Papers and Academic Publications

Research Program 1: Greening the Built Environment

Understanding the Performance of Existing Office Buildings to inform Energy Reduction Initiatives – Conference Paper (CIB World Building Congress) – May 2013 (170 kb) (Conference Presentation 1 Mb), Project 1.1

Key Opportunities for the Future of Roads to Contribute to Australia’s Climate Change Response – Paper delivered to the ‘Practical Responses to Climate Change’ conference, Engineers Australia National Convention 2014, 24-28 November 2014, Project 1.22

The Future of Roads: Reducing Environmental Pressures, Sustainability Reporting, and Considering Future Scenarios – Conference Paper (CIB World Building Congress) – May 2013 (361 Kb), Project 1.22

Harnessing the Potential of Biophilic Urbanism In Australia, an Economic and Policy Investigation – Conference Paper (11th Urban Environment Symposium) – Sep 2013 (337 Kb), Project 1.24

Lehtiranta, L., Hampson, K. & Kenley, R.(2012) Evaluation of Green Public Road Procurement in Australia: Current Practices and Gaps to Fill. Sao Paolo, 4th CIB International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environments. SASBE12. (Conference Presentation – Award for Highly Commended Paper) (July 2012, 950 Kb), Project 1.8

SASBE12 Highly Commended Paper Award Certificate (July 2012, 45 Kb), Project 1.8

Kenley R and Harfield T (2011) Greening Procurement: A Research Agenda for Optimizing Mass-haul During Linear Infrastructure Construction, paper presented at Sixth International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC-VI), Construction Challenges in the New Decade Conference, 5-7 July 2011, Kaula Lumpur, Malaysia. Kenley R and Harfield T (2011), Project 1.8

Greening Procurement of Infrastructure Construction: Optimising Mass-Haul Operations to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, paper presented at CIB W78 W102 2011 Joint Conference, Computer Knowledge Building, 26-28 October, Sophia Antiplois, France. Tan, SY, Harfield, T, Kenley, R and Pirzadeh, P (2012), Project 1.8

Australian Carbon Calculator Initiatives: Fuel Consumption as a Proxy for Mass-Haul Greenhouse Gas Emission during Road Construction. In D Kashiwagi and K Sullivan (eds.) (2012). Proceedings of the Construction, Building and Real Estate Conference, 11-13 September 2012, Las Vegas, US, pp. 945-52. Kenley R, Hampson K, Bedggood J, Harfield T and Sanchez A (2014), Project 1.8

Sustainability Non-price Incentives and Rewards: A Collaborative Procurement Perspective, in Proceedings of the International Conference on Construction in a Changing World, in Kandalana, Sri Lanka, CIB – International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, 4-7 May, Kandalama, Sri Lanka. Lehtiranta L, Hampson K and Kenley R (2012), Project 1.8

Evaluation of Green Public Road Procurement in Australia: Current Practices and Gaps to Fill, paper presented at International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 28-29 June, Sao Paolo, Brazil. Sanchez A and Hampson K (2012), Project 1.8

Sustainable Road Infrastructure Procurement in Australia, in Procurement, Innovation and Green Growth: the Story Continues, International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, Canada, pp. 33-37. Burdett, RL and Kozan, E (2013), Project 1.8

A dynamic approach for evaluating earthwork hauls in construction. In Proceedings of Abstract and Papers of 14th Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Conference 2013, Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society (APIEMS), Cebu, Philippines, 11pp. Burdett, RL and Kozan, E (2013), Project 1.8

Improved Earthwork Allocation Planning for Fuel Consumption and Emissions Reduction in Linear Infrastructure Construction-Case Study Data. Burdett, RL. and Kozan, E (2013), Project 1.8

Earthworks planning for road construction projects: a case study. In SL Kajewski, K Manley and KD Hampson (eds.) Proceedings of the 19th CIB World Building Congress 2013, 5-9 May 2013, Brisbane,14pp. Sanchez AX, Lehtiranta LM, Hampson KD and Kenley R (2013), Project 1.8

Sustainable Infrastructure Procurement in Australia: Standard vs. Project Practices, in Proceedings of the 19th International CIB World Building Congress, Brisbane 2013: Construction and Society, 5-9 May, Brisbane, Australia. Kenley, R and Harfield, T (2013) The Complexity of Greening Procurement in an Open System. Proceedings of the Future Build Conference, 4-6 Sep 2013, Bath, UK, pp. 59-66. Sanchez AX, Lehtiranta LM, Hampson KD and Kenley R (2014), Project 1.8

Whistler, L., Matan, A., Wilson, K., Hargroves, K., Desha, C., Newman, P., and Farr, A. (2013) “Navigating the future of roads – considering potential impacts of environmental and social trends on road infrastructure”, CIB World Building Congress, 5-9 May 2013, Brisbane, Australia. Project 1.3

Reeve, A., Hargroves, K., Desha, C., Newman, P., and el Baghdadi, O. (2013) “Biophilic Urbanism: Harnessing natural elements to enhance the performance of constructed assets” CIB World Building Congress, 5-9 May 2013, Brisbane, Australia. Project 1.5

Reeve, A., Hargroves, K., Desha, C., and Newman, P. (2012) “Informing healthy building design with biophilic urbanism design principles: a review and synthesis of current knowledge and research” Healthy Buildings 2012 – 10th International Conference of The International Society of Indoor Air Quality and Climate (ISIAQ), Jul 8-12 2012, Brisbane, Australia: Queensland University of Technology. Project 1.5

Reeve, A., Desha, C., Hargroves, K., Newman, P., and Hargreaves, D. (2012) “A basis for inquiry into policy considerations for increasing the application of biophilic urbanism”, 11th Urban Environment Symposium, 16-19 September 2012 in Karlsruhe, Germany.

 

 


Research Program 2: People, Processes and Procurement

Sanchez AX, Hampson KD and Mohamed S (2015) Measuring Benefits from BIM across Whole-of-life Asset Management, presented at the International Road Federation/Roads Australia Regional Conference Asia and Australasia, 04 May, Sydney, Australia.

Sanchez AX, Hampson KD and Mohamed S (2016) Delivering Value with BIM: A Framework for Built Environment Practitioners, paper presented at CIB World Building Congress 2016, Tampere, Finland, 30 May – 3 June 2016.

Sanchez AX, Hampson KD and Vaux S (2016) Delivering Value with BIM: A Whole-of-life Approach, London: Routledge (Available for purchase, 20% Discount Code: DC361)  Chapter Abstracts).

Sanchez AX, Kraatz JA, Hampson KD and Loganathan S (2014) BIM for Sustainable Whole-of-life Transport Infrastructure Asset Management. Paper presented at IPWEA Sustainability in Public Works Conference, 27-29 July, Tweed Heads, Australia. Is now freely available online through the IPWEA Sustainability in Public Works Conference: http://www.ipwea.org/resources/viewdocument/?DocumentKey=8579cc84-9cb4-4a88-8065-3bf0f72aa423, the Webinar video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WS5hotbUjh4&list=UUBhNMeIXOgaRPY8SxcFQD9w, Project 2.24

Kraatz JA, Sanchez AX, Hampson KD (2014) Digital Modeling, Integrated Project Delivery and Industry Transformation: An Australian Case Study, Buildings, 4(3): 453-466, Project 2.24

Academic conference paper in CIB 2014 Proceedings http://www.irbnet.de/daten/iconda/CIB_DC27620.pdf, Project 2.21

Kenley, R & Harfield, T (2014) Reviewing the IJPM for WBS: The Search for Planning and Control. Procedia – Social and Behavioral Sciences 119, 887-893. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877042814021909, Project 2.21

Kenley, R, Harfield, T & Bedggood, J (2014) Road asset management: the role of location in mitigating extreme flood maintenance. Procedia Economic and Finance, 18, 198-205. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2212567114009319, Project 2.21

Kenley, R. & Harfield, T. (2015) Removing Hidden Waiting Time in Critical Path Schedules: A Location-Based Approach to Avoiding Waste. In: Seppänen, O., González, V.A. & Arroyo, P. (eds.) Proceedings  23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. 29-31 Jul 2015, Perth, Australia, pp. 203-210. Project 2.21

Kenley, R. & Harfield, T. (2015) Construction project control methodologies and productivity improvement: EVM, BIM, LBM. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Engineering, Project, and Production Management (EPPM2015). 2-4 September 2015, Gold Coast, Australia, pp. 57-66. Project 2.21

Abstract: Safety Impacts of Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Construction Industry: A Research Methodology’ 2012, Project 2.1

Refereed Conference Paper: Biggs, H.C., Williamson, A.R. (2011). ‘Alcohol and other drugs in construction: safety impacts and roads to the right approach‘. Project 2.1

 

 

 


Research Program 3: Productivity through Innovation

A Framework Design for Optimising Scaffolding Erection by Applying Mathematical Models and Virtual Simulation, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2014 (140Kb), Project 3.27
Case Studies of BIM-based Dynamic Scaffolding Design and Safety Prevention, 2014 (340Kb), Project 3.27
Discrete Firefly Algorithm for Scaffolding Construction Scheduling, American Society of Civil Engineers, 2016 (760Kb), Project 3.27

 

 


Journal Articles

Research Program 1: Greening the Built Environment

Evaluation Framework for Green Procurement in Road Construction, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, 3(2), pp. 153-169 Sanchez AX, Lehtiranta LM and Hampson KD (2014), Project 1.8

Use of Contract Models to Improve Environmental Outcomes in Transport Infrastructure Construction, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, p. In Press. Burdett, RL and Kozan, E (2014), Project 1.8

An Integrated Approach for Earthwork Allocation, Sequencing and Routing. European Journal of Operational Research 238(3) 741-59. Burdett, R, Kozan, E and Kenley, R (2014), Project 1.8

Block Models for Improved Earthwork Allocation Planning in Linear Infrastructure Construction. Engineering Optimisation 47(3) 347-69. Sanchez A and Hampson K (2014), Project 1.8

 


Research Program 2: People, Processes and Procurement

Journal Article: Biggs, H.C., Williamson, A.R & Davey, T. ‘The role of education and awareness in workplace alcohol and drug use in the Australian construction industry: proposed program of research and preliminary results‘. Vulnerable Groups and Inclusion. Accepted for publication 19 Mar 2012. Project 2.1

 

 


Research Program 3: Productivity through Innovation