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Sustainable Construction in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution / Ayodeji Emmanuel Oke, Clinton Aigbavboa, Seyi S. Stephen, Wellington Didibhuku Thwala

Publication year: 2022

ISBN: 9781032012155

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Provides readers with an understanding of various concepts, benefits, and practices that the adoption of Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) technolo>gies can bring when working towards sustainable construction goals. As digitalization continues to advance rapidly, the pressures on stakeholders in the architecture, engineering, construction, and operation (AECO) industry to revamp and restructure their activities and outputs become increasingly prev>alent. This research book explains the importance of various digital tools and principles to achieve sustainable construction projects. It adopts various stand>ards and concepts to highlight how 4IR technologies could assist and accelerate construction sustainability. It is the first book to link construction management with various digital tools to enhance construction projects’ sustainability. It also provides an in-depth insight into the concept of sustainable construction 4.0 across both developing and developed countries for construction professionals, sustainability experts, researchers, educators, and other stakeholders.The book can be adopted as a research guide, framework, and reference on sustainable construction, the concept of sustainable projects, digitalization in the construction industry, and the 4IR.

Subject: Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Sustainable Architecture, Intelligent Systems, Cities in the Global South, Urban Development, Sustainable Development, Construction Industry, Engineering Project Management, Machine Learning, Mining Construction, Sustainable Construction, Augmented Reality, Big Data, Building Information Modelling, Biomimicry, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Cyber Security, Drone, Gamification, Internet of Things, Machine Learning, Nanotechnology, Robotic, Virtual Reality