• Assessment of Response Strategy in Mega Construction Projects 

      Mashali, Ayman; Elbeltagi, Emad; Motawa, Ibrahim; Elshikh, Mohamed ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "Mega Construction Projects (MCPs) that are executed unavoidably face several of the organizational challenges and pressures. Due to the stakeholder pressures in the execution of MCPs, organizations may adopt various ...
    • BIM Based Facility Condition Assessment 

      Faqih, Faisal; Zayed, Tarek; Soliman, Ehab ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Current practices of using traditional methods of managing data using spreadsheets or hard paper copies for various building data, are commonly being used during building inspection and condition assessment. Building ...
    • Challenges Facing Building Information Modelling in Construction Industry in Sudan 

      Ibrahim, Ahmed; Abdelatif, Amged O. ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a valuable and promising approach in Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry, which is gradually gaining acceptance by owners, architects, engineers, and contractors ...
    • Design and Construction Risk Management of Souq Waqif Station of Gold Line, Doha Metro 

      Konstantis, Spyridon; Massinas, Spyros ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The case of redesigning Souq Waqif station by raising the base slab formation level due to significant water inflow during the excavation and dewatering works and the break in activities of two EPB TBMs under adverse ...
    • Effective Project Control within the Context of Lean Construction 

      Koluksuz, Andre F. ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "Two of the “Lean Thinking” principles relate to managing a project through relationships, shared knowledge and common goals and to removing waste where possible. Success of a project is only possible with the collaboration ...
    • Energy Efficiency in Buildings and Excess Summer Mortality in the UK 

      Abdi, Ali Mohamed; Arewa, Andrew; Tyrer, Mark; Ugulu, Rex Asibuodu ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      One of the main objective of the building design is to provide comfort and safety to occupants, particularly during adverse weather conditions. In most part of the world, people stay indoors during adverse weather conditions, ...
    • Framework for Investigating the Level of Compliance to the OHS Regulatory by the Small and Medium Construction Companies in Oman 

      Al Alawi, Mubarak; Al Shahri, Mohamed; Al Ghafri, Amjaad ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The construction industry is characterized with a high rate of work-related accidents. Some of the accidents result in severe injuries and sometimes death. One of the reasons for such happenings is due to the noncompliance ...
    • How Public Works Authority Has Built a Portfolio Dashboard Through Agility Approach 

      Mchaweh, Abdulrahman ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The aim of this paper is to share PWA experience to develop a Portfolio Performance Dashboard (PPD) that suits its unique requirements. The case study sheds light on the challenges that PWA faced to develop an interim front ...
    • Innovative Pavement Materials and Design: Smart Roadways and Smart Road Maintenance for the Future 

      Hashem, Sherif; Cardiño, Clinton ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      break any industry or economy. The transportation construction sector is no exception, however, innovation and doing things differently in this sector has been dead slow for centuries, compared to other industries. Automobiles ...
    • Integrating Building Information Management (BIM) in Civil Infrastructure Coordination: Application at LUSAIL Plaza 

      Abotaleb, Mohab Mohamed; Saab, Elisabeth; AbdelZaher, Mohamed ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The purpose of this case study is to highlight how the BIM modelling can lead to a smooth construction process for MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing), Civil, Architectural, and Landscape works, which can aid the ...
    • Key Lessons Learnt from Stakeholder Management in Design and Build Projects in Qatar 

      Meyer, Larno; Kara, Ali ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Stakeholders in the construction industry require accurate, reliable and timely information in order to streamline the design and construction of Projects. Design Bid Build or Design and Build contracts need a process for ...
    • Lean Principles Implementation in Construction Management: A One Team Approach 

      Fahmy, Mahmoud ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "Lean in construction is a relatively new approach in delivering construction projects. The Lean approach has been introduced to tackle the phenomenal construction projects delays and budget overruns. This paper shall ...
    • Performance of University-Construction Industry Collaboration: A Systematic Literature Review and Research Agenda 

      Al-Gasim, Ziad; Senin, Aslan Amat; bin Yusoff, Mohd Effandi ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      University-construction industry collaboration (UIC) has become an essential part of driving innovation and fostering construction industry growth. Measuring performance of such collaboration is an emergent field of study. ...
    • Practical Implementation of Contract Administration Performance Model in Qatar Construction Projects 

      Gunduz, Murat; Elsherbeny,Hesham A. ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Globally, the performance of Construction Contract Administration (CCA) is becoming of significant interest as the industry suffers from notable delays, cost overruns, and disputes as a consequence of poor contract ...
    • Preventive Approach to Unsubstantiated Claims and Disputes in the UK Construction Industry 

      Nosheen, Asia; Arewa, Andrew Oyen; Akhtar, Hafiz Muhammad ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Globally, claims and disputes are an unfortunate reality in construction projects. Recent statistics reveal that construction claims in the UK increased by 21% in 2018 compared to other countries such as India (8%), Mexico ...
    • Project Management: Key Initiatives Case Study 

      Al Nass, Khaled; Melilla, Lavinia; Tolba, Mohamed ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      Every project faces risk of delays and disruptions, especially the mega/complex projects of today, which have, amongst others, many interfacing parties engaged. Local roads and drainage projects in general, including DN016, ...
    • Project Risk Based Evaluation for Infrastructure Works in Qatar: Highway Projects 

      Abd Rahman, Nor Rozaini ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      "The implementation of a project for infrastructure works such as highways, bridges, flyovers, underpasses, tunnels, etc. can be complexed and unique. This has always required a proper project management system that ...
    • Risk Management for Qatar Expressway Program 

      Abd Rahman, Nor Rozaini ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      The construction of expressway projects associated with the various main risks such as political risks, legal risks, economic risks, cultural risks, and construction risks are considered critical and essential to be ...
    • Solar DER Investment for MWANI Qatar Building at Hamad Port 

      Karama, Adel ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      This document discusses the benefits of adding a solar distributed energy resource (DER) investment to MWANI Qatar (MQ) building at Hamad Port. The social and environmental aspects of a Solar PV system with battery storage ...
    • Stakeholder Management: An Insightful Overview of Issues 

      Mashali, Ayman; Elbeltagi, Emad; Motawa, Ibrahim; Elshikh, Mohamed ( Qatar Univesrity Press , 2020 , Conference Paper)
      This paper attempts to contribute towards investigating the existing literature base of stakeholder management (SM), provide a compilation, and define any gaps in this area. Besides, explore different groups of critical ...