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Disaster experiences, associated problems and lessons in southwestern coastal Bangladesh: exploring through participatory rural appraisal to enhance resilience (2022)
Journal Article
Parvin, G., Dasgupta, R., Abedin, M. A., Sakamoto, M., Ingirige, B., Kibria, M., …Nakagawa, H. (2022). Disaster experiences, associated problems and lessons in southwestern coastal Bangladesh: exploring through participatory rural appraisal to enhance resilience. Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1080/23789689.2022.2138165

The southwestern coastal part of Bangladesh is highly vulnerable to different kinds of disasters due to the changing climatic conditions. With the lenses of rural communities here an approach to examine how were the different disasters experiences, w... Read More about Disaster experiences, associated problems and lessons in southwestern coastal Bangladesh: exploring through participatory rural appraisal to enhance resilience.

Advanced technologies for offering situational intelligence in flood warning and response systems : a literature review (2022)
Journal Article
Samansiri, S., Fernando, T., & Ingirige, B. (2022). Advanced technologies for offering situational intelligence in flood warning and response systems : a literature review. Water, https://doi.org/10.3390/w14132091

Deaths and property damage from floods have increased drastically in the past two 9 decades due to various reasons such as increased population, unplanned development and climate 10 change. Such losses from floods can be reduced by issuing timely e... Read More about Advanced technologies for offering situational intelligence in flood warning and response systems : a literature review.

Climate financing barriers and strategies : the case of Sri Lanka (2022)
Journal Article
Dasandara, M., Ingirige, B., Kulatunga, U., & Fernando, T. (2022). Climate financing barriers and strategies : the case of Sri Lanka. Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMPC-12-2021-0069

Purpose: Climate change mitigation and adaptation play an important role in overcoming the climate change challenges facing Sri Lanka today. Many initiatives have been undertaken to implement different policies and plans in this regard, which requir... Read More about Climate financing barriers and strategies : the case of Sri Lanka.

Living-transforming disaster relief shelter : a conceptual approach for sustainable post-disaster housing (2021)
Journal Article
Ghomi, S., Wedawatta, G., Ginige, K., & Ingirige, B. (2021). Living-transforming disaster relief shelter : a conceptual approach for sustainable post-disaster housing. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 11(4), 687-704. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-04-2020-0076

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to investigate the performance of post-disaster housing reconstruction projects, propose the conceptual Living-transforming disaster relief shelter (LTFDR-shelter) approach where temporary shelter is increment... Read More about Living-transforming disaster relief shelter : a conceptual approach for sustainable post-disaster housing.

Shaping the future through Artificial Intelligent technologies to reduce vehicle accidents in Abu Dhabi (2021)
Thesis
Alshamsi, I. Shaping the future through Artificial Intelligent technologies to reduce vehicle accidents in Abu Dhabi. University of Salford

Traffic accidents (TAs) constitute one of the top killers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Without practical approaches to address the TAs in Abu Dhabi, the region is likely to experience continued economic losses and health burden to the affected... Read More about Shaping the future through Artificial Intelligent technologies to reduce vehicle accidents in Abu Dhabi.

Capacity building for disaster risk reduction (2016)
Journal Article
Kulatunga, U., & Ingirige, B. (2016). Capacity building for disaster risk reduction. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, 6(4), 362-364. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-06-2016-0025

An increasing number of devastating natural disasters have occurred during recent years. Climate change is set to worsen their incidence and impacts even further making the risk of disasters a global concern. The increased extent and intensity of dis... Read More about Capacity building for disaster risk reduction.

A resilience framework for critical infrastructure (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Thayaparan, M., Ingirige, B., Pathirage, C., Kulatunga, U., & Fernando, T. (2016, August). A resilience framework for critical infrastructure. Presented at 12th International conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction, Kandy Sri Lanka

Infrastructures facilitate economic growth, protect human health and the environment and promote welfare and prosperity. Modern societies, therefore, rely heavily on continuous and reliable services provided critical infrastructure. Destructions to t... Read More about A resilience framework for critical infrastructure.

Mobile computing applications within construction (2016)
Book Chapter
Aziz, Z., Harun, N., & Alaboud, N. (2016). Mobile computing applications within construction. In S. Perera, B. Ingirige, K. Ruikar, & E. Obonyo (Eds.), Advances in Construction ICT and e-business. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315690698

Given the fact that construction sites comprise dynamic and unstructured work environments and hazardous work settings, it necessitates the use of intelligent ways to support mobile construction workers. In recent years, there have been significant d... Read More about Mobile computing applications within construction.

Investigating SME resilience to flooding : the Braunton report (2015)
Book
Ingirige, B., & Russell, R. (2015). Investigating SME resilience to flooding : the Braunton report. Salford: University of Salford

The number of major floods in Europe has risen from one per year (between 1900 and 1974) to 15 a year (between 1993 and 2001). Many parts of the UK have faced extensive flooding in recent years, notably during the winter of 2013/14, and climate chang... Read More about Investigating SME resilience to flooding : the Braunton report.

Impact of flood disaster in Malaysia : a case study on public hospitals (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Noralfishah, S., Thayaparan, M., Haidaliza, M., & Kulatunga, U. (2015, August). Impact of flood disaster in Malaysia : a case study on public hospitals. Presented at The 11th Annual International Conference of the International Institute for Infrastructure Resilience and Reconstruction (I3R2): Complex Disasters and Disaster Risk Management, University of Seoul, Korea

This paper aims to study and explore post disaster flood event at a public hospital in Malaysia. A literature review and content analysis on newspaper articles were conducted to evaluate post disaster flood impacts at public hospitals in Malaysia. In... Read More about Impact of flood disaster in Malaysia : a case study on public hospitals.

Post-disaster housing reconstruction in Sri Lanka : what methodology? (2015)
Journal Article
Amaratunga, N., Haigh, R., & Ingirige, B. (2015). Post-disaster housing reconstruction in Sri Lanka : what methodology?. SAGE Open, 5(3), 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244015583072

Research methodology is the procedural framework within which the research is conducted. This includes the overall approach to a problem that could be put into practice in a research process, from the theoretical underpinning to the collection and an... Read More about Post-disaster housing reconstruction in Sri Lanka : what methodology?.

Putting policy initiatives into practice : adopting an “honest broker” approach to adapting small businesses against flooding (2014)
Journal Article
Ingirige, B., & Wedawatta, H. (2014). Putting policy initiatives into practice : adopting an “honest broker” approach to adapting small businesses against flooding. Structural survey, 32(2), 123-139. https://doi.org/10.1108/SS-01-2013-0011

Purpose: Amidst the current economic climate, which places many constraints on expensive flood defence schemes, the policy makers tend to favour schemes that are sympathetic to the needs of small and medium -sized enterprises (SMEs) and which prom... Read More about Putting policy initiatives into practice : adopting an “honest broker” approach to adapting small businesses against flooding.

Improving the technological capacity of the local contractors through e-business technology transfer - the case of the local ghanaian contractors (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Adzroe, E., & Ingirige, B. (2014, May). Improving the technological capacity of the local contractors through e-business technology transfer - the case of the local ghanaian contractors. Presented at CIB W55/65/89/92/96/102/117 & TG72/81/83 International Conference on Construction in a Changing World Heritance Kandalama, Sri Lanka, 4th-7th May 2014, Sri Lanka

Technology transfer (TT) within construction has emerged as an important business activity across many developing countries across the globe including Ghana. For several years TT from developed countries has been viewed as a key element in addressin... Read More about Improving the technological capacity of the local contractors through e-business technology transfer - the case of the local ghanaian contractors.

E-business use in the Ghanaian construction industry: The drivers (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Adzroe, E., & Ingirige, B. (2014, May). E-business use in the Ghanaian construction industry: The drivers. Presented at CIB W55/65/89/92/96/102/117 & TG72/81/83 International Conference on Construction in a Changing World Heritance, Kandalama, Sri Lanka, 4th-7th May 2014, Sri Lanka

This paper reports on a questionnaire survey undertaken to evaluate e-Business use in the Ghanaian construction industry. The views of construction professionals and local construction firms in Ghana were consulted in this questionnaire survey. Add... Read More about E-business use in the Ghanaian construction industry: The drivers.

Minimising flood risk accumulation through effective private and public sector engagement (2013)
Report
Ingirige, B., & Amaratunga, R. (2013). Minimising flood risk accumulation through effective private and public sector engagement

Flooding is a global problem affecting both developing and developed countries. Academics and practitioners in climate science frequently argue that changing climatic conditions are likely to worsen the length and severity of these flood events, whi... Read More about Minimising flood risk accumulation through effective private and public sector engagement.

Exploring e-business technology to support improvement in the infrastructure procurement process in the Ghanaian construction industry (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Adzroe, E., & Ingirige, B. (2013, April). Exploring e-business technology to support improvement in the infrastructure procurement process in the Ghanaian construction industry. Presented at International Post Graduate Research Conference 8 – 10 April 2013, University of Salford

There is growing interest globally in the conduct of construction business transactions by utilising electronic means through the Internet and or dedicated network of computers and other ICT elements. This is often referred to as e-Business technolo... Read More about Exploring e-business technology to support improvement in the infrastructure procurement process in the Ghanaian construction industry.

Reinstatement of flood affected property: Experiences of SMEs affected by the 2009 Cockermouth flood event (2012)
Presentation / Conference
Wedawatta, H., Ingirige, B., & Proverbs, D. (2012, September). Reinstatement of flood affected property: Experiences of SMEs affected by the 2009 Cockermouth flood event. Presented at RICS Construction, Building and Real Estate Conference (COBRA 2012), Las Vegas, USA

Recent policy changes in the UK encourage at-risk communities to learn to live with and adapt to flooding. Adaptation of individual properties by embracing resilient and resistant measures is an important aspect endorsed therein. Uptake of such prote... Read More about Reinstatement of flood affected property: Experiences of SMEs affected by the 2009 Cockermouth flood event.