CITC-8: Thessaloniki, Greece

May 27-30, 2015

Conference Papers

Comparative evaluation of alternative design concepts of the “Underwater Road Artery of Thessaloniki” by using the AHP Multi-criteria method

Nikolaos I. Tegos & Demos C. Angelides


Project Control Body of Strategic Knowledge for Complex Construction Projects

Nikolaos Kalyviotis


Progress Monitoring of the Construction of Prefabricated Bridge with the Methods of Earned Value Analysis (EVA) and Earned Schedule Analysis (ES)

Ioannis Papaefthymiou & Ioannis Tegos


Implementing IPMA Standards In Managing Small-size/Non-complex Technical Projects: A Case Study Of A Photovoltaic Power Plant For A Residence

Petridis Paschalis, Hatzigeorgiou Alexandros, & Manoliadis Odysseas


Project and Construction Management of Large Warehouses Logistics

Eleni Ioannidou & Ioannis Tegos


On the Use of Learning Curves for the Estimation of Construction Productivity

Antonios Panas & John-Paris Pantouvakis

Involved Parties and Plan Formats in Equipment Planning for Mega Building  Projects

Aviad Shapira, Albert Ben-David, & Steffen Philipp

A Legal Approach to the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs  Conseils (FIDIC) – The Yellow Book Case

Antonios Maniatis, Vasiliki Tsouvala, & Evi Batra

Big Data in the Construction Project Management

Ogbonna A.Chibueze & Komolafe Oyindolapo

BIM for Plan Reading Class- Lessons Learned

Julian Kang


Factors Causing Construction Delays in Developing Countries- A Focus on  Malawi

Robert Seyara & Michael Tong


Intuitive Self-Inspection Techniques based on BIM for Energy-efficient  Buildings- EU Horizon 2020 Research Project INSITER

Rizal Sebastian, Ton Damen, André van Delft, Gian Marco Revel, Antonio D'Antuono, & Milena Martarelli 


Study of a Construction Project in Greece Using Earned Value Analysis and  Agile Project Management

Odysseas Manoliadis, Lazaros Minasidis, & Demetrios Oustadakis


The Development of the Trans-European Transport Network in Greece-  A Review and Critique

Marina Marinelli, Nikolaos Fragkakis, & Sergios Lambropoulos


Defining the Key Considerations for Initiating and Implementing 4D BIM Workflows
Factors Impacting of Time and Cost Performance in the Zambian Construction Industry

Aneesa Mulla & Andrew King


Systematic Approach to Crane-Related Near-Miss Analysis

Gabriel Raviv, Aviad Shapira, & Barak Fishbain


Decisions Impacting on the Quality of Low Income Houses in South Africa

Fidelis Emuze & Zandile Majola


Behavior-Based Safety Management on Construction Sites- A Field Study

Rizwan U. Farooqui & Raja Shahmir Nizam


Technical and Economical Management of the Reconstruction of the Bearing

Dafni Argyropoulou, Georgios Penelis, & Ioannis Tegos


Structure of an Existing Arcade in the City Centre of Thessaloniki

Dafni Argyropoulou, Georgios Penelis, & Ioannis Tegos


Stochastic Preliminary Budget Estimating Template for Construction Firms

Eleftherios Stavrakas & Yiannis Xenidis


Planning, Designing and Scheduling New Transport Infrastructure in Recession Times: The Greek Case

Marina Marinelli, Kleopatra Petroutsatou, & Sergios Lambropoulos

Towards the Reduction of the Construction Time and Cost of Reinforced Concrete Earthquake-Resistant Multistory Buildings

Papadopoulos Michail, Psarras Konstantinos, & Tegos Ioannis

 
Determining the Most Economical Formwork System, A Contractor’s Perspective

Chris Souder


Security in Building Constructions: European Policies for Built Infrastructure Protection

Aikaterini Poustourli, David Ward, & Angelos Zachariadis


Construction as Biological Cells: Implications of the Biological Cell Cycle for Managing Construction

Vasantha Abeysekera & Mayur G. Shelke


Developing a Personal Cooling System (PCS) for Construction Workers – An Experimental Approach

Albert P.C. Chan, W. Yi, Y. Zhao, Y. Yang, Francis K.W. Wong, Michael C.H. Yam, Daniel W.M. Chan, Edmond W.M. Lam, Y. Li, Y. Guo, & Del P. Wong


Benchmarking of IT-based Tools for Site Security, Safety and Communication on Construction Worksites in a Metropolitan city of a Developing Country


Using Building Information Modeling to Achieve Lean Principles by Improving Efficiency of Work Teams
 
 
Automated Data Collection Technology Usage by UK Construction
 
 
A Relational Database for Construction Delay
 
 
Resource Allocation in Line-of-Balance Scheduling
 
 
Designing a Test Battery for Ergonomics of Personal Cooling Garments
 
The Structural Behavior of Pozzolan-lime Cement as a Potential Substitute to Portland Cement in Low-strength Construction Applications
 
 
Composite Materials - CFRP - Applications in Construction – Suggesting New Applications


Analysis of Flexible Pavement Materials with Image Analyzer


Development of Bio-based Self-healing Concrete to Increase Durability of Structures


Factors Influencing Women’s Career Choices in the Construction Industry-  An Exploratory Study


Financial Analysis and Comparison of Greek Construction Enterprises and  Greek Materials Procurement Enterprises


Lean Construction in South Africa-  Myth or Reality


Legal and Contractual Challenges of Building Information Modeling (BIM) –  Contractor’s Perspective


Post Occupancy Evaluation of Healthcare Facilities- a Case Study of a  Medical Department in the UAE


Social Risks Influencing Export of Construction Services into African  Markets


A New Way to Teach Structural Steel to  Construction Management Students


An Experimental Investigation of the Effect of Carbonation on Properties of  Plain Concrete


External Factors Affecting the Success of International Companies in the  UAE Construction Industry


Importance Of Organizational Behaviour Courses In Project And Construction Management Education


Integrated Conceptual Model on Risk Mitigation and Construction  Company’s Entry Decision into African Markets


Legal and Regulatory Issues Challenging the Pakistani  Construction Industry


Post Completion Assessment of Construction Projects Procured under Design and Build Method in Education Sector of Pakistan


Progress at NTUA- Training Engineers in Project Scheduling


Public – Private Partnership (PPP) and Cultural Sponsorship Law and Deontology   


Sowing the Seeds of Success-   The Provision of a Personalised Study Time Management Plan


The Use of Project Scheduling Techniques in the UAE Construction Industry


Women in Saudi Arabia Construction Industry- Motivations, Barriers and Perceptions


The Impacts of Variation Orders on South Africa Public Sector Construction  Projects


A Conceptual Process Framework for the Development of Briefs in Public Private Partnership Projects


Managing the Design Process in Design-Build Projects-The South Florida Experience


Public Private Partnerships in the Transportation Sector-  An Overview and Case Studies in the United States


Wither Monetary Retentions for Subcontract Work? A Theoretical Framework for Rationalizing the Use of Retentions


Derivation of Utility Values of Project Procurement Systems Against Selection Criteria for Major Highway Construction Projects


Public – Private Partnership (PPP) and Cultural Sponsorship Law and Deontology 


Affordable Housing in Developing Countries   


The Role of Inclusion on the Career Experiences of  Professional Women in Construction


Survival of Construction Companies in Crises through Process-Based Management


Managing Risks in Public-Private Partnership Projects- The Case of Izmit  Bay Suspension Bridge 


Effect of Stakeholders' Risk Attitude on the Application of Project Risk  Management 


Optimal Construction Design using the Harmony Search Algorithm as an Optimization Tool


Combined use of Simulation and Optimization Models for the Optimal Design of Harbor Breakwaters: Application at the Port of Thessaloniki


Application of DSM (Design Structure Matrix) Principles to Project Risk  Management of Thessaloniki Metro Construction Project


Human Resource Challenges in the United States Commercial Construction Industry


Quantitative Risk Assessment: A Pragmatic Approach


How the Early Contractor Involvement Principles are Traced in Different Procurement Routes


Towards the Development of a Life-Cycle Assessment Framework for Bridge Management: A Literature Survey


The Validation of a Sexual Discrimination Measure for Construction


Emotional Intelligence in Construction Contract Administration


Enhancing Cognitive Readiness of Construction Project Teams


Analysis of Personal Characteristics and Cognitive Abilities of Project  Managers


Line Balancing for Work Scheduling on a Construction Project


The Development of a Scale to Measure Gender Equity in Construction


The Relationship Between Building Shape and Energy Cost


Current Trends And The Future For Intelligent Facades: A Review


Turning Brownfields into Goldfish


A Decision-Making Model Synthesis for Sustainable Building Development


The Adoption Building Information Modeling in Construction Industry in Libya: A Developing Country Context


Bond Strength between Steel Slag Aggregate and Cement Paste – A Micro-level Examination


An Investigation of Leadership Characteristics of Project and Construction Managers in the South African Construction Industry


A Preliminary Study of Reclaimed Water Infrastructure Systems


Turning BIM into a Holistic Sustainability Assessment Tool


Benchmarking Energy Efficient Design Practices in Pakistani Construction Industry


Methodologies for Measuring Sustainability in the Construction of Transportation Infrastructure


Environmental Impact Assessment of Various Projects using the Environmental Performance Value


Leveraging Sustainable Construction with Lean and Integrated Project Delivery – A Socially Responsible and Smart Business Practice