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    • Wairaka Stream Daylighting Project 

      Estrin, Avi; Phillips, David (Water New Zealand, 2014)
      Coinciding with the Unitec environmental sustainability strategy daylighting of the Wairaka stream is at the heart of creating positive environmental change on campus. Currently part of the stream flows through a 70m culvert ...
    • Waste not, want not : education for sustainability in the construction industry 

      Panko, Mary; Sharma, Rashika; Fuemana, Daniel (2014-09)
      Not teaching but transforming – an educational process which is easy to espouse but frequently hard to achieve in practice. This case study, set in the building technology environment of a tertiary institution, shows ...
    • Water restoration drones : applied research to date 

      Buckley, Paula (2017-11-27)
      This Drone has been designed for real-time water testing. Traditional/current methods of water testing rely on fixed point sensors or samples taken from hand, but do not allow scientists to fully survey the changing water ...
    • What is BIM? : a need for a unique BIM definition 

      Doan, D.; Ghaffarianhoseini, A.; Naismith, N.; Zhang, T.; Rehman, attiq; Tookey, T. (EDP Sciences, 2019-02-20)
      Building Information Modelling (BIM) has rapidly developed in the construction industry recently; it is also considered as one of the core concepts in the Industry 4.0. However, BIM understanding is always seen as a ...
    • What motivates and demotivates construction company employees in Christchurch's post earthquake residential sector -a case study. 

      Holmes, Bartt; Kestle, Linda (Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA), 2013)
      A large NZ construction company was engaged to effect repairs on 100,000 homes in Christchurch from 2011 till 2015, following the 2010 and 2011 major earthquakes. Three years on, thousands of homeowners are still waiting ...
    • What's the real story around digital technologies in construction management? 

      Puolitaival, Taija; Kestle, Linda; Kähkönen, K. (Curtin University (Bentley, Western Australia), 2018-09)
      The highly fragmented project nature of the construction industry, small companies and shortterm thinking has made the construction industry traditionally slow in adopting new methods and technology, and the least digitalised ...
    • Whole building recycling as a waste reduction practice 

      Turner, David (Unitec Institute of Technology, 2015-12-22)
      This paper considers strategies for whole building recycling in New Zealand. Assumptions about waste and recycling potential that are made in the process of improving construction systems usually relate to the development ...
    • Working hours in a large New Zealand construction company 

      Morrison, Emily Jane; Thurnell, Derek (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2012)
      Long working hours and weekend working are an integral part of many jobs in the construction industry, and are job characteristics that are linked to work-life conflict, which adversely affects employees' ability to achieve ...

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