Search for dissertations about: "sustainability in construction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 107 swedish dissertations containing the words sustainability in construction.

  1. 1. Management of Sustainability in Construction Works

    Author : Urban Persson; Byggproduktion; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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. Building Sustainability : Studies on incentives in construction and management of real estate

    Author : Lovisa Högberg; Hans Lind; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Marja Elsinga; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; sustainability; sustainable buildings; sustainable renovation; sustainable construction; sustainable management; housing; sustainable building certification; energy efficiency; incentives; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : This thesis summarizes the results from several studies with connection to sustainability in construction and management of real estate. Here, the concept sustainability includes environmental, social and economic dimensions and focus is on the actors with the best possibilities to impact real estate, namely the real estate owners and the developers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Co-Developing Sustainability Requirements : Exploring client and municipal perspectives in housing development

    Author : Melissa Candel; Tina Karrbom Gustavsson; Per-Erik Eriksson; Abukar Warsame; Sara Brorström; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Sustainability requirements; housing developers; municipalities; land allocation; functional conflict; value co-creation; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : Construction has major environmental, social and economic impacts. Improving sustainability both during and after the construction process is widely discussed among a slew of practitioners, governments and researchers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Diffusion of systemic innovations in the construction sector

    Author : John Lindgren; Stephen Emmitt; Kristian Widén; Fawzi Halila; Jack Goulding; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Construction Sector; Innovation Diffusion; Systemic Innovation; Knowledge Integration; Knowledge Development;

    Abstract : The amount of research dealing with innovation has increased dramatically, construction management research included. This thesis focuses on innovations with inter-organizational effects, systemic innovations, which may radically change and improve the construction process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integrated structural and construction engineering – A study of project team performance in Swedish bridge design

    Author : Daniel P T Ekström; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; constructability; project competence; integrated project teams; conceptual design; sustainability; interprofessional dialogue; project culture; collaboration in construction; bridges; integration in construction; concrete structures; integrated design; pre-construction indicators; performance; structural design; inter-disciplinary; buildability;

    Abstract : The Swedish Transport Administration (STA) ambitiously strives to increase the level of productivity and innovation within its operations while meeting and surpassing national sustainability objectives. In this effort, the STA has concluded that climate gas emissions from construction, operation, and maintenance of the infrastructure must be reduced for Sweden to maintain its position as a pioneer and to reach both national and global climate goals. READ MORE