Search for dissertations about: "green construction project management thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 swedish dissertations containing the words green construction project management thesis.

  1. 1. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    University dissertation from Division of Construction Management, Lund Institute of Technology

    Author : Urban Persson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; construction works; assessment model; sustainability; Management;

    Abstract : The present global environmental condition is a consequence of the increasing consumption of natural resources whose depletion exceeds what is physically possible to sustain in the long term. The construction sector is a considerable contributor to this resource depletion and sustainability is adopted in the form of the theory of ecological modernization. READ MORE

  2. 2. Contractors in Green Construction: Relationships to Suppliers and Developers

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Shahin Mokhlesian; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2014]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; green construction; contractor-supplier relationship; partnering; TCE; relational capability; purchasing; vertically-integrated developer; innovation;

    Abstract : Introduction of green changes in different stages of a construction project are reflected in construction processes and products, and in the relationship between contractors and other firms and consequently in the business model of contractors. The aim of this thesis is to understand and analyse contractors’ collaboration practices with suppliers and clients in green construction projects and processes, and see if there are differences in how contractors collaborate with their clients and suppliers as a result of engaging in green construction. READ MORE

  3. 3. On enhancing joint risk management throughout a project's lifecycle Empirical studies of Swedish construction projects

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Ekaterina Osipova; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Engineering and Management; Byggproduktion;

    Abstract : Due to their complexity, construction projects involve significant risks thatmust be managed in order to meet the main project objectives in terms of cost,time and quality. While some risks can be foreseen at the beginning of aproject and allocated among the project actors, other risks are difficult topredict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building Green - Perspectives on Environmental Mangagement in Construction

    University dissertation from Chalmers University of Technology

    Author : Pernilla Gluch; Chalmers tekniska högskola.; Chalmers University of Technology.; [2005]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industriell organisation; administration och ekonomi; Industrial organisation; administration and economics; Övrig samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Other civil engineering and architecture; Teknik och social förändring; Technology and social change; corporate environmental management; green building practice; construction projects; construction; social practices; organising processes; communication; decision making; environmental information;

    Abstract : Over the last two decades the construction industry has made efforts to develop green building practices. Researchers within the field have provided theoretical knowledge on how to design green buildings and analytical environmental management tools have been developed to guide the practitioners. READ MORE

  5. 5. Enhancing Environmental Performance by Green Procurement A study of environmental procurement preferences in the construction industry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Annika Varnäs; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Green procurement; Environmental management; Construction industry; Environmental criteria; Environmental requirement; EIA; EMS; Public procurement; Construction project; TECHNOLOGY Other technology Environmental engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Övriga teknikvetenskaper Miljöteknik;

    Abstract : In recent years, the general awareness of the environmental impacts that industrial production gives rise to has radically increased throughout the world. Finding ways to minimise these impacts has become a major concern of the authorities in many countries. READ MORE