Construction Research Congress 2014
Construction in a Global Network
Edited by Daniel Castro-Lacouture, Ph.D., P.E.; Javier Irizarry, Ph.D., P.E.; and Baabak Ashuri, Ph.D.
2014 / 2405 pp.
Proceedings of Construction Research Congress 2014: Construction in a Global Network, held in Atlanta, Georgia, May 19-21, 2014. Sponsored by the Construction Institute of ASCE. Hosted by the School of Building Construction at Georgia Institute of Technology.
This proceedings contains 242 peer-reviewed papers that address traditional construction topics as well as emerging practices and technologies that allow for better communication among owners, architects, engineers, construction managers, subcontractors, consultants, and facility managers.
Topics include: information technology, modeling, and simulation; construction education; sustainable design and construction; productivity and workforce issues; construction means and methods; construction planning and control; risk and safety management; facility and program management; automation and data sensing; quantitative methods; infrastructure management and disaster response; contracting and legal issues; building performance and life cycle analysis; global construction issues; and urban planning and geographic information systems.
This proceedings will be invaluable to construction engineers and researchers, owners, consultants, contractors, and others involved in the architecture-engineering-construction industry.