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Investigating the Impact of Blockchain on Project Risk Management Success: A Structural Equation Model (2024)
Journal Article
Demirkesen, S., Tezel, A., Uysal, F., & Ozturk, Z. (2024). Investigating the Impact of Blockchain on Project Risk Management Success: A Structural Equation Model. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, https://doi.org/10.1109/TEM.2024.3371057

Lately, the construction industry has shown a great deal of openness to utilizing novel and innovative technologies. The industry's complexity necessitates cooperative and efficient process management. Utilizing value-adding technologies is crucial i... Read More about Investigating the Impact of Blockchain on Project Risk Management Success: A Structural Equation Model.

Building Information Modeling and Lean Construction (2023)
Book Chapter
Koskela, L., Talebi, S., Tezel, A., & Tzortzopoulos, P. (2023). Building Information Modeling and Lean Construction. In Building Information Modeling: Shared Modeling, Mutual Data, the New Art of Building (121-146). Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781394264933.ch6

The recognition of the connection between building information modeling (BIM) and Lean Construction is relatively recent. This chapter provides an overview and analysis on the connection between BIM and Lean. It discusses the contributions of BIM to... Read More about Building Information Modeling and Lean Construction.

BIM-based building circularity assessment: conceptual framework (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Al-Qazzaz, I., Osorio-Sandoval, C., Tokbolat, S., & Thermou, G. (2023). BIM-based building circularity assessment: conceptual framework. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (130-137)

The construction sector contributes substantially to the consumption of raw materials and the production of waste. Traditional building design strategies are based on an unsustainable economic linear model. Transition to the circular economy (CE) par... Read More about BIM-based building circularity assessment: conceptual framework.

A BIM-based framework for designing sustainable structures through the reuse of precast concrete components (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Al-Jawhar, H., Thermou, G., Osorio-Sandoval, C., & Tokbolat, S. (2023). A BIM-based framework for designing sustainable structures through the reuse of precast concrete components. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (201-210)

The widespread use of concrete within the global construction sector is primarily attributed to its inherent qualities of resilience, versatility, longevity, and facilitation of economic growth. Nevertheless, it is noteworthy that this popular materi... Read More about A BIM-based framework for designing sustainable structures through the reuse of precast concrete components.

SET2022 : 19th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies 16th to 18th August 2022, Turkey : Sustainable Energy Technologies 2022 Conference Proceedings. Volume 4 (2023)
Book
Riffat, S., & Su, Y. (Eds.). (2023). SET2022 : 19th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies 16th to 18th August 2022, Turkey : Sustainable Energy Technologies 2022 Conference Proceedings. Volume 4

Papers submitted and presented at SET2022 - the 19th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies in Istanbul, Turkey in August 2022

Integration of Blockchain and Digital Twins in the Smart Built Environment Adopting Disruptive Technologies—A Systematic Review (2023)
Journal Article
Sadri, H., Yitmen, I., Tagliabue, L. C., Westphal, F., Tezel, A., Taheri, A., & Sibenik, G. (2023). Integration of Blockchain and Digital Twins in the Smart Built Environment Adopting Disruptive Technologies—A Systematic Review. Sustainability, 15(4), Article 3713. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15043713

The integration of blockchain and digital twins (DT) for better building-lifecycle data management has recently received much attention from researchers in the field. In this respect, the adoption of enabling technologies such as artificial intellige... Read More about Integration of Blockchain and Digital Twins in the Smart Built Environment Adopting Disruptive Technologies—A Systematic Review.

Off-site construction in highways projects: management, technical, and technology perspectives from the United Kingdom (2023)
Journal Article
Tezel, A., & Koskela, L. (2023). Off-site construction in highways projects: management, technical, and technology perspectives from the United Kingdom. Construction Management and Economics, 41(6), 475-499. https://doi.org/10.1080/01446193.2023.2167218

With a rich off-site construction (OSC) experience accumulated over the last two centuries, the United Kingdom (UK) is looking up to OSC to deliver its critical infrastructure projects in the next decade. Highway projects are good fits for OSC with t... Read More about Off-site construction in highways projects: management, technical, and technology perspectives from the United Kingdom.

Le BIM et le Lean Construction (2023)
Book Chapter
Koskela, L., Talebi, S., Tezel, A., & Tzortzopoulos, P. (2023). Le BIM et le Lean Construction. In R. Teulier, & M. Bagieu (Eds.), Le BIM, nouvel art de construire: données communes et modélisations partagées (133-156). iSTE Group

Smart Contracts in the Construction Industry: A Systematic Review (2022)
Journal Article
Rathnayake, I., Wedawatta, G., & Tezel, A. (2022). Smart Contracts in the Construction Industry: A Systematic Review. Buildings, 12(12), Article 2082. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings12122082

On-time delivery of documentation and contracts has been recognized as a crucial requirement for the successful delivery of projects. However, the construction industry still depends on time-consuming traditional contract processes, which negatively... Read More about Smart Contracts in the Construction Industry: A Systematic Review.

Blockchain innovation ecosystems orchestration in construction (2022)
Journal Article
Papadonikolaki, E., Tezel, A., Yitmen, I., & Hilletofth, P. (2022). Blockchain innovation ecosystems orchestration in construction. Industrial Management and Data Systems, https://doi.org/10.1108/imds-03-2022-0134

Purpose: Rapid advancements in blockchain technology transform various sectors, attracting the attention of industrialists, practitioners, policymakers and academics, and profoundly affect construction businesses through smart contracts and crypto-ec... Read More about Blockchain innovation ecosystems orchestration in construction.

Framework for BIM-Based Simulation of Construction Operations Implemented in a Game Engine (2022)
Journal Article
Osorio-Sandoval, C. A., Tizani, W., Pereira, E., Ninić, J., & Koch, C. (2022). Framework for BIM-Based Simulation of Construction Operations Implemented in a Game Engine. Buildings, 12(8), Article 1199. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings12081199

Construction simulation has been widely used in academia for research purposes. However, it has been neglected by the industry for various reasons, including the amount of data, skills, effort, and time required to develop complex simulation models,... Read More about Framework for BIM-Based Simulation of Construction Operations Implemented in a Game Engine.

Settlement analysis of column-like elements (2022)
Conference Proceeding
Wanatowski, D., Al-Ani, W., & Grizi, A. (2022). Settlement analysis of column-like elements. In Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Sydney 2021

In recent years, column-like elements have been recognized as an effective ground improvement method to support superstructures constructed on soft soils. Different types of columns are characterized by different construction techniques, rigidity and... Read More about Settlement analysis of column-like elements.

A lean construction and BIM interaction model for the construction industry (2022)
Journal Article
Bayhan, H. G., Demirkesen, S., Zhang, C., & Tezel, A. (2022). A lean construction and BIM interaction model for the construction industry. Production Planning and Control, 34(15), 1447-1474. https://doi.org/10.1080/09537287.2021.2019342

An Analytical Network Process (ANP) was created to test the Lean and BIM concepts with data collected from U.S. companies to find the success factors of the Lean/BIM framework. After an extensive literature review, a total of 17 sub-categories for Le... Read More about A lean construction and BIM interaction model for the construction industry.

Blockchain Opportunities and Issues in the Built Environment: Perspectives on Trust, Transparency and Cybersecurity (2021)
Book Chapter
Tezel, A., Papadonikolaki, E., Yitmen, I., & Bolpagni, M. (2022). Blockchain Opportunities and Issues in the Built Environment: Perspectives on Trust, Transparency and Cybersecurity. In M. Bolpagni, R. Gavina, & D. Ribeiro (Eds.), Industry 4.0 for the Built Environment: Methodologies, Technologies and Skills (569-588). Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-82430-3_24

Blockchain as a form of distributed ledger enabling the renowned cryptocurrency Bitcoin has been in the spotlight since the late 2000s. The early discussions on its practical implementation were conducted mainly for the banking and finance industries... Read More about Blockchain Opportunities and Issues in the Built Environment: Perspectives on Trust, Transparency and Cybersecurity.

Critical Success Factors for Safety Training in the Construction Industry (2021)
Journal Article
Tezel, A., Dobrucali, E., Demirkesen, S., & Kiral, I. (2021). Critical Success Factors for Safety Training in the Construction Industry. Buildings, 11(4), Article 139. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11040139

Abstract: Construction is a hazardous industry. The project-based nature and fragmentation in the industry lead to change and uncertainty requiring special expertise. To handle those, construction firms must develop strategies and action plans along... Read More about Critical Success Factors for Safety Training in the Construction Industry.

European National Road Authorities and Circular Economy: An Insight into Their Approaches (2020)
Journal Article
Mantalovas, K., Mino, G. D., Jimenez, A., Carrion, D. B., Keijzer, E., Kalman, B., …Lo Presti, D. (2020). European National Road Authorities and Circular Economy: An Insight into Their Approaches. Sustainability, 12(17), Article 7160. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12177160

The pavement engineering industry, having realized the significance of the impacts that it imposes on the environment through the production, construction and management of its products and assets, has been driven towards a more sustainable and circu... Read More about European National Road Authorities and Circular Economy: An Insight into Their Approaches.

Using a random road graph model to understand road networks robustness to link failures (2020)
Journal Article
Sohouenou, P. Y., Christidis, P., Christodoulou, A., Neves, L. A., & Presti, D. L. (2020). Using a random road graph model to understand road networks robustness to link failures. International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, 29, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcip.2020.100353

Disruptions to the transport system have a greater impact on society and the economy now than ever before due to the increased interconnectivity and interdependency of the economic sectors. The ability of transport systems to maintain functionality d... Read More about Using a random road graph model to understand road networks robustness to link failures.

Analysis of Extended Hollo-Bolt Connections: Combined Failure in Tension (2019)
Journal Article
Cabrera, M., Tizani, W., Mahmood, M., & Shamsudin, M. F. (2020). Analysis of Extended Hollo-Bolt Connections: Combined Failure in Tension. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, 165, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcsr.2019.105766

This paper investigates the combined failure mode of the Extended Hollo-Bolt (EHB) and the effect of the column thickness on the tensile behaviour of the blind fastener. A three-dimensional Finite Element (FE) model was developed, validated against e... Read More about Analysis of Extended Hollo-Bolt Connections: Combined Failure in Tension.

Experimental insights into the airtightness measurement of a house-sized chamber in a sheltered environment using blower door and pulse methods (2019)
Journal Article
Zheng, X., Cooper, E., Mazzon, J., Wallis, I., & Wood, C. (2019). Experimental insights into the airtightness measurement of a house-sized chamber in a sheltered environment using blower door and pulse methods. Building and Environment, 162, Article 106269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106269

This paper introduces a comparison study of measuring the airtightness of a house-sized test chamber using the novel pulse technique and a low range blower door method in a sheltered environment. Eight different testing plates were prepared and appli... Read More about Experimental insights into the airtightness measurement of a house-sized chamber in a sheltered environment using blower door and pulse methods.