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Maity, Soumen (author), Phulwari, Pankaj (author), Rathi, Vaibhav (author), Chandran, Krishna (author), Sekhar, Achu (author), Kumar, Avinash (author), Banerjee, Abhijit (author)
Ahmedabad is the largest city in the state of Gujarat and the 5th largest in India in terms of population. It is one of the most important economic and industrial hubs in India. Additionally it is one of the fastest growing cities in India, leading to large infrastructural projects including metro rail and river front. Construction is also...
conference paper 2017
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Ho, Serene (author), Rajabifard, Abbas (author)
Urbanisation presents myriad challenges for countries, primarily by increasing pressure on limited land resources through demands for housing, services and infrastructure. This is exacerbated in city centres, where land values are often highest, resulting in acute needs to effectively manage land resources while capitalising on land and property...
conference paper 2012
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Geerders, P. (author), Kokke, E. (author)
Management of the urban environment and urban development require well organized data and information as a basis for decision making, planning and policy development. Such data and information needs to be up-to-date, reliable and complete, and moreover be available at the time of need. The latter is especially relevant in the case of disasters...
conference paper 2011
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Nowak, P.O. (author)
Paper presents first findings, assumptions and initial results of the two innovative projects for construction industry: Leonardo da Vinci Projects (TRAIN.CON, 2010-2012) – “Augmented Reality Applied to Machinery Maintenance from Construction Sector” and Norwegian Instrument Project (NORW, 2009-2011) - “Distance Learning within Management in...
conference paper 2011
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Heurkens, E. (author)
The management of urban development projects in the Netherlands has changed significantly in recent years. These projects have become mainly ‘led’ by developers as they manage the entire life cycle of development projects, while public actors mainly facilitate development projects. This changes the way projects are organized and managed and...
conference paper 2011
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Ling, F.Y.Y. (author), Chua, M.H. (author), Ke, Y. (author)
It is not sustainable for construction projects in Singapore to rely merely on a Singaporean workforce due to the low participation rate of indigenous workers. A typical construction site in Singapore thus comprises migrant workers from several countries. This gives rise to the need for diversity management on construction sites to ensure social...
conference paper 2011
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Venselaar, J. (author), Van der Kelft, D. (author), Van Aart, R. (author)
Most companies find it difficult to integrate sustainability in their business strategy in such way that it will „pay off?. Sustainability with its opportunities and challenges are not understood in its real meaning for their business. A major factor is that a distinction in essential and non-essential (and even irrelevant) issues for the core...
conference paper 2010
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Lozano, R. (author)
This article explores the contribution from different corporate voluntary efforts to sustainable development (SD). It aims to provide a brief overview of the most widely used tools, initiatives, and approaches that have been developed by and for corporations to address environmental and social concerns, within and outside the company. The paper...
conference paper 2010
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Lima, E.T. (author), De Meira, A.M.M. (author), Akamatsu, K.Y.A. (author), Massambani, O. (author)
This article aims at describing the performance of sustainability indicators for Universidade de São Paulo, developed in Agência USP de Inovação/USP Recicla Program. In this context, the university's resources consumption has been assessed and indicators have been established so as to support actions, goals and sustainability policies for the...
conference paper 2010
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