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  • Pigram, David; Larsen, Niels; Pederson, Ole (Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA), 2012)
    This paper describes a method for the design and fabrication of complex funicular structures fromdiscrete precast concrete elements. The research proposes that through the integration of digitalform-finding techniques, ...
  • Sankaran, Shankar (Southern Cross Institute of Action Research, 2001)
    Management learning is a relatively new field that is of strategic importance to organisations facing rapid changes in their environment. Despite its importance, research methods in management learning are still not well ...
  • Forsythe, Perry (University of NSW, 2007)
    The paper focuses specifically on the product development process and the importance of consumer research in getting product design requirements right. The paper demonstrates application of two generic methods of ...
  • Runeson, Goran (Spon Press, 2011)
    Academic research into building economics is comparatively new, if by academic research we mean the kind of research we have in well-established academic disciplines. It seems that a new discipline, like building economics, ...
  • Ghosh, Sumita; Vale, Robert; Vale, Brenda (Routledge, 2007)
    Environmental impacts, in addition to economic, social and cultural drivers, have significant implications in the evolution of more sustainable urban forms. This paper presents the results of calculating potential local ...
  • Wagner, Nadia (IDEA, 2012)
    Materials erode, sag, peel, fade and fray. These indications of decay are visual clues that speak of the passage of time as well as of the care expended on an item or space. The meaning assigned to such decay also changes ...
  • Karaminas, Vicki (Migration Heritage Centre/Centre for Cultural research, 2002)
    Examines home and identity for your artists and designers living in Western Sydney
  • Kaji-O'Grady, Sandra (SAHANZ, 2006)
  • Arvanitakis, James; Boydell, Spike (University of Arizona, 2010)
    This paper reviews the meaning of carbon by applying five broad questions to this controversial substance: what is land; what is property; what is ownership; what is value; and what are property rights? By exploring each ...
  • Wang, Changxin; Lu, Jie; Zhang, Guangquan (Joint Conference On Information Sciences, 2005)
    Key information, in the form of distinctive menu items, navigation indicators provided by web site constructors, can classify the main contents of web pages and reflect certain taxonomy knowledge. Mining such information ...
  • Muller, Elizabeth; Cleland, Kathy (, 2008)
    Mirror States was a major exhibition of Australasian and international new media art that toured to MIC Toi Rerehiko, Auckland (16 May-- 28 June 2008) and Campbelltown Art Centre (18 July -24 August 2008)_ It was jointly ...
  • Cameron, Ros; Sankaran, Shankar (Copenhagen Business School Press, 2013)
    The aim of this chapter will be to take a detailed exploration of mixed methods research (MMR) designs as an indicator of a movement towards more complex and innovative research designs in which both qualitative and ...
  • Chandler, A. (Creativity & Cognition Studio Press, 2004)
    This article examines two recent mobile fictions, “I Like Frank in Adelaide” (1) and “Go this Way”(2). Both creative events were performed through interaction with mobile communication technologies. I argue that to ...
  • Er, Michael; Kay, Robert (IEEE, 2005)
    The development of mobile technology has allowed the potential of information systems to extend information access and collaboration beyond the normal boundaries of the traditional centres of coordination such as the office. ...
  • Cheng, Feifei; Li, Heng; Wang, Y.-W; Skitmore, Martin; Forsythe, Perry (Elsevier BV, 2013)
    The effect of resource management on the building design process directly influences the development cycle time and success of construction projects. This paper presents the information constraint net (ICN) to repre- sent ...
  • Smulders, Frido; Reyman, Isabelle; Dorst, Kees (The 17th International Conference on Engineering Design, 2009)
    Co-evolution is considered as a key characteristic of designing. Several authors have described design thinking processes as the co-evolution of design problem and design solution. 1Is theoretical grounding is, however, ...
  • Retamal, Monique; Willetts, Juliet; Mitchell, Cynthia; Carrard, Naomi (Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC): Loughborough University, 2011)
    Cost effectiveness analysis is a useful tool for comparing water and sanitation infrastructure options. This method was used to compare a range of sanitation options for the rapidly developing area of South Can Tho in ...
  • Forsythe, Perry (Emerald Group Publishing Ltd, 2008)
    This paper aims to develop a theoretical model concerning the way service quality impacts on the perceptions of customers in housing construction. The model is based on marketing theory merged with construction concepts. ...
  • Smith, Peter (Inderscience Publishers, 2013)
    This paper examines the problems associated with home ownership affordability measurement and proposes a unique model that consumers can use to carry out an independent and comprehensive financial analysis of home ownership ...
  • Ng, Boon Foo; Higgins, David (Pacific Rim Real Estate Society, 2007)
    This paper disentangles the complexities of the commercial real estate market and provides a clear structure to understand the key determinants driving property market performance. There is a preference for using GDP, ...