This book provides a unique guide to value management and sustainability in construction to researchers and professional. The book provides a better understanding of the concept of value management, the basis of sustainable construction and thereafter, demonstrates how using the principles of value management can help to achieve successful construction projects that are financially viable, socially beneficial and do not damage the environment.
The book serves as an introduction to value management for scholars and researchers at all levels; and also as a practical guide for construction professionals, employers and other stakeholders in the construction industry.
|Publisher:||Springer International Publishing|
|Edition description:||Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2017|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Dr Ayodeji Oke is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Construction Management and Quantity Surveying, University of Johannesburg, South Africa and a lecturer in the Department of Quantity Surveying, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria. His interest in sustainable construction ginger him to evaluate issues of building collapse in his 1st degree and as a quantity surveyor, he focused on enhancing the profession through the application of value management in his Master’s thesis. He has his PhD from Federal University of Technology, Akure and he has been teaching several courses in value management, quantity surveying and project management for some years. His areas of specialisation is construction value, cost and general sustainability management and he has published several papers relating to these areas in reputable journals and conference proceedings.
Prof. Aigbavboa Clinton, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His research interest are situated in the fields of sustainable human development, with the focus on: sustainable housing regeneration (urban renewal and informal housing), Life Cycle Assessment in the Construction Industry, remanufacturing, leadership in low-income housing, Biomimicry, post occupancy evaluation and green job creation. Before joining academic, he was involved as quantity Surveyors on several infrastructural projects both in Nigeria and South Africa. He completed his PhD in engineering management and has published several research papers in the area of housing, construction and engineering management and research methodology for construction students. He has extensive knowledge in practice, research, training and teaching.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Background information of the book.- Part 2: Value Management and Construction.- Part 3: Sustainable construction.- Part 4: Value Management and construction sustainability.- Part 5: Enhancing value management in construction.- Index.