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Discovering the core stakeholders in the Nigerian urban water supply system (2023)
Journal Article
Gyau Baffour Awuah, K., & Bijimi, C. K. (2024). Discovering the core stakeholders in the Nigerian urban water supply system. #Journal not on list, 10(1), 8. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40899-023-00986-0

Core stakeholders’ engagement and involvement are now a sine qua non of resources administration and management. This followed the emergence of pluralistic forms of governance, which call for greater democracy and emphasises transparency, accountabil... Read More about Discovering the core stakeholders in the Nigerian urban water supply system.

Developing a heritage BIM shared library for two case studies in Jordan’s heritage: The House of Art in Amman and the Qaqish House in the World Heritage City of As-Salt (2022)
Journal Article
Aburamadan, R., Trillo, C., Cotella, V., Di Perna, E., Ncube, C., Moustaka, A., …Gyau, K. (2022). Developing a heritage BIM shared library for two case studies in Jordan’s heritage: The House of Art in Amman and the Qaqish House in the World Heritage City of As-Salt. Heritage Science, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40494-022-00836-w

International research is moving towards the development of BIM (Building Information Modelling) libraries applied to the built heritage where one of the main issues to be addressed is the modelling of complex or unique shapes that represent the spec... Read More about Developing a heritage BIM shared library for two case studies in Jordan’s heritage: The House of Art in Amman and the Qaqish House in the World Heritage City of As-Salt.

Earthship buildings: opinions on their contribution towards sustainable alternative housing in the UK (2022)
Journal Article
Booth, C. A., Horry, R., Isaac, C., Mahamadu, A., Manu, P., Awuah, K. G. B., …Prabhakaran, A. (2023). Earthship buildings: opinions on their contribution towards sustainable alternative housing in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, 176(4), 192-198. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmapl.22.00026

Earthship buildings are marketed as being an epitome of sustainable alternative housing. Built by reusing or repurposing mostly reclaimed urban waste products, their design includes the utilisation of low-embodied-energy materials, passive solar heat... Read More about Earthship buildings: opinions on their contribution towards sustainable alternative housing in the UK.

A review of the provision on capital improvement in Ghana’s local real estate tax manifesto (2022)
Journal Article
Gyau, K., & Hammond, F. (2022). A review of the provision on capital improvement in Ghana’s local real estate tax manifesto. Journal of Real Estate Literature, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/09277544.2022.2093820

Although a potential to improve revenue mobilisation of local authorities, it is claimed Ghana’s local real estate tax provision on capital improvement is a penalty on land development. This work evaluates the claim in the context of equity and econo... Read More about A review of the provision on capital improvement in Ghana’s local real estate tax manifesto.

Urban land and development management in a challenged developing world : an overview of new reflections (2022)
Journal Article
Gyau, K., & Abdulai, R. (2022). Urban land and development management in a challenged developing world : an overview of new reflections. Land, 11(1), e129. https://doi.org/10.3390/land11010129

The urban development and management challenges of the developing world are well documented in the literature. However, the global built environment landscape is undergoing rapid changes. These changes are steeped in three fundamental imperatives, wh... Read More about Urban land and development management in a challenged developing world : an overview of new reflections.

The development of an integrative framework and capability maturity model for the planning and implementation of sustainable rural development projects (2021)
Thesis
David, B. (in press). The development of an integrative framework and capability maturity model for the planning and implementation of sustainable rural development projects. (Thesis). University of Salford

Over the years, development partners and national governments in developing countries have invested heavily in implementing development projects in rural areas. This is in a bid to ensure that economic activities in these areas including Nigeria, are... Read More about The development of an integrative framework and capability maturity model for the planning and implementation of sustainable rural development projects.

Developing framework for the reconstruction of housing for the internally displaced people due to conflict (2021)
Thesis
Abdu, Y. Developing framework for the reconstruction of housing for the internally displaced people due to conflict. (Thesis). University of Salford

As a result of Boko Haram conflict in Nigeria, many people have been displaced and a lot of houses destroyed. The displaced people are presently domiciled in different temporary camps across the country and the camps are in bad condition without elec... Read More about Developing framework for the reconstruction of housing for the internally displaced people due to conflict.

Insights into public perceptions of Earthship buildings as alternative homes (2021)
Journal Article
Booth, C., Rasheed, S., Mahamadu, A., Horry, R., Manu, P., Gyau, K., …Georgakis, P. (2021). Insights into public perceptions of Earthship buildings as alternative homes. Buildings, 11(9), e377. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings11090377

Sustainable futures necessitate a concomitant requirement for both sustainable buildings and sustainable behaviours under one roof. The defining principles behind Earthship buildings are to promote the use of local, recycled, waste, natural and renew... Read More about Insights into public perceptions of Earthship buildings as alternative homes.

Heritage conservation and digital technologies in Jordan (2021)
Journal Article
Rania, A., Trillo, C., Udeaja, C., Moustaka, A., Gyau, K., & Makore, B. (2021). Heritage conservation and digital technologies in Jordan. Digital Applications in Archaeology and Cultural Heritage, 22, e00197. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.daach.2021.e00197

Heritage cities are challenged by a combination of pressures, including climate change effects, rapid urbanization and abandonment. Conversely, a plethora of new methodologies and instruments are now available, thanks to digital technologies, which h... Read More about Heritage conservation and digital technologies in Jordan.

Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM) as a tool for heritage conservation : observations and reflections on data collection, management and use in research in a Middle Eastern context (2021)
Journal Article
Aburamadan, R., Moustaka, A., Trillo, C., Makore, C., Udeaja, C., & Gyau, K. (2021). Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM) as a tool for heritage conservation : observations and reflections on data collection, management and use in research in a Middle Eastern context. Lecture notes in computer science, 1, 3-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77411-0_1

The rich architectural and urban heritage of Jordan is under continuing threat not only through means of physical attack but also physical disaster, increasing urbanization and a diminishing value from multiple stakeholders such as owners and users.... Read More about Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM) as a tool for heritage conservation : observations and reflections on data collection, management and use in research in a Middle Eastern context.

Digital storytelling : the integration of intangible and tangible heritage in the city of Surat, India (2021)
Journal Article
Udeaja, C., Mansouri, L., Makore, C., Gyau, K., Patel, D., Trillo, C., & Jha, K. (2021). Digital storytelling : the integration of intangible and tangible heritage in the city of Surat, India. Lecture notes in computer science, 1, 152-168. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77411-0_11

The impact of digital technologies to the domain of cultural heritage has increased the speed and automation of the processes and practices that involve processing and presentation of digital heritage data. Heritage Building Information Modelling (HB... Read More about Digital storytelling : the integration of intangible and tangible heritage in the city of Surat, India.

Towards smart planning conservation of heritage cities : digital technologies and heritage conservation planning (2021)
Journal Article
Trillo, C., Aburamadan, R., Makore, C., Udeaja, C., Moustaka, A., Gyau, K., …Mansouri, L. (2021). Towards smart planning conservation of heritage cities : digital technologies and heritage conservation planning. Lecture notes in computer science, 133-151. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-77411-0_10

Consensus exists on the importance of local identity and diversity in the sustainability discourse, including community resilience. As result, cultural policies are essential to enable sustainability goals. In the construction industry, digital techn... Read More about Towards smart planning conservation of heritage cities : digital technologies and heritage conservation planning.

A systematic mapping of BIM and digital technologies for architectural heritage (2021)
Journal Article
Mansouri, L., Patel, D., Udeaja, C., Makore, B., Trillo, C., Gyau, K., & Neraaj Jha, K. (2021). A systematic mapping of BIM and digital technologies for architectural heritage. Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, https://doi.org/10.1108/SASBE-11-2020-0171

Purpose – Across the architecture, engineering and construction industry, the application of building information modelling (BIM) as a digital technology for architectural heritage is becoming increasingly relevant. However, scholarly research on t... Read More about A systematic mapping of BIM and digital technologies for architectural heritage.

Economic incentives in Sub-Saharan African urban planning : a Ghanaian case study (2021)
Book
Gyau, K. (2021). Economic incentives in Sub-Saharan African urban planning : a Ghanaian case study. London: Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003098515

This book explores incentives capable of enhancing the effectiveness of urban planning systems in Sub-Saharan Africa using economic theory as a framework. It argues that urban planning is fundamental to the achievement of sustainable and resilient ci... Read More about Economic incentives in Sub-Saharan African urban planning : a Ghanaian case study.

The challenges of access to local finance for PPP infrastructure project delivery in Nigeria (2020)
Journal Article
Bolomope, M., Gyau, K., Amidu, A., & Filippova, O. (2021). The challenges of access to local finance for PPP infrastructure project delivery in Nigeria. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, 26(1), 63-86. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-10-2019-0078

Purpose This study explores the challenges of access to finance from local financial institutions (LFIs), i.e. local banks, for public–private partnership (PPP) infrastructure project delivery in Nigeria. The aim is to provide useful insights that c... Read More about The challenges of access to local finance for PPP infrastructure project delivery in Nigeria.

The application of theories of professionalism in valuation practice in the Republic of Ireland (2020)
Thesis
Gallivan, A. The application of theories of professionalism in valuation practice in the Republic of Ireland. (Dissertation). University of Salford

Housing is the most important class of consumption good and there is evidence of a strong link between housing and business cycles. In 2008 a global financial crisis caused partially by severe and dramatic reductions in property values, put the spotl... Read More about The application of theories of professionalism in valuation practice in the Republic of Ireland.

Evaluation of equity in informal land development systems in two Nigerian cities (2020)
Journal Article
Gyau, K., & Booth, C. (2020). Evaluation of equity in informal land development systems in two Nigerian cities. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 146(4), 04020037. https://doi.org/10.1061/%28ASCE%29UP.1943-5444.0000609

The informal land development system in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is perceived to promote equity and could be leveraged to support sustainable urban development and management. However, scanty empirical evidence exists on the extent of the system’s pr... Read More about Evaluation of equity in informal land development systems in two Nigerian cities.

Opinions of small and medium UK construction companies on environmental management systems (2020)
Journal Article
Bailey, M., Booth, C., Horry, R., Vidalakis, C., Mahamadu, A., & Gyau, K. (2021). Opinions of small and medium UK construction companies on environmental management systems. Proceedings of the ICE - Management, Procurement and Law, 174(1), 23-34. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmapl.19.00033

Pressure to reduce the environmental impact of construction activities has increased, such that a paradigm shift is required. This paper presents stakeholder opinions of environmental management systems as a means for the construction industry to res... Read More about Opinions of small and medium UK construction companies on environmental management systems.

Urban heritage conservation and rapid urbanization : insights from Surat, India (2020)
Journal Article
Udeaja, C., Trillo, C., Gyau, K., Makore, B., Patel, D., Mansouri, L., & Jha, K. (2020). Urban heritage conservation and rapid urbanization : insights from Surat, India. Sustainability, 12(6), 2172. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12062172

Currently, heritage is challenged in the Indian city of Surat due to diverse pressures,  including rapid urbanization, increasing housing demand, and socio‐cultural and climate changes.  Where rapid demographic growth of urban areas is happening, her... Read More about Urban heritage conservation and rapid urbanization : insights from Surat, India.

The effect of ground rent and unexpired lease term on property values in Ghana (2019)
Journal Article
Gyau, K., & Gyamfi-Yeboah, F. (2019). The effect of ground rent and unexpired lease term on property values in Ghana. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 12(3), 504-524. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJHMA-05-2018-0033

Purpose: Although several factors influence property value determination depending on the market, relevant studies in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) often fail to analyse the impact of factors, such as unexpired term of leasehold interest and ground... Read More about The effect of ground rent and unexpired lease term on property values in Ghana.