Secondary research methods in the built environment / edited by Emmanuel Manu and Julius Akotia.

  • Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2021.
  • ©2021
1 online resource (xx, 205 pages) : illustrations (some color)


Biographical/​Historical note
Emmanuel Manu is an Associate Professor in Quantity Surveying and Project Management at the School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University. He has supervised and examined several doctoral research projects in construction project management and engages in research consultancy, both in the UK and internationally. His research interests span the areas of construction supply chain management, circular economy in the built environment, sustainable procurement and social value, and smart and digital processes for performance improvement in the built environment. He has collaborated with industry partners to deliver research and consultancy projects totalling over £9m, with two notable projects being on implementing Cradle to Cradle® principles (sustainability paradigm) in the built environment and the other on supply chain performance improvement. He is a member of the Association for Project Management and a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy. Julius Akotia is a senior lecturer in Construction Project Management at the school of Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE), University ofEast London (UEL). He is also the link coordinator for the ACE academic ‘international partnership’ BSc Construction Management programmes with AMC metropolitan college in Greece, Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering (KSUAE) in Russia, and Ain Shams University (ASU) in Egypt. He has supervised several undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorial students and played external examiner role for national and international institutions. He is a chartered member of Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB) and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA). His research interests lie in the area of sustainability, with a focus on the social and economic sustainability aspects of sustainable regeneration. He has published over 18 peer-reviewed research papers in local and international conferences and academic journals.
Summary note
"This textbook provides a systematic step-by-step guide on how to apply secondary research methods in the built environment, including their various underpinning methodologies"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 23, 2021).
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