Constructed Environment Journal

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Evaluating the Determinants of User-initiated Transformation in Public Housing Estates in Lagos, Nigeria

Housing transformation has become a common phenomenon among many urban residents in Nigeria. This paper examines this practice with a view to determining significant factors responsible for such transformation.

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Published Online: August 4, 2015

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Visual Openness in Urban Environments: Measuring Visual Openness and Visibility to Natural Landscapes in a Changing Urban Landscape in Gold Coast, Australia

This paper explores the improvement of urban assessments to analyze visual openness and closure in complex urban contexts by using recent advances in GIS and survey systems.

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Published Online: August 4, 2015

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Hanging Gardens in Cities: Potential Benefits as a Retro-fit

This paper argues that the benefit of incorporating greenery in high-rise buildings depends on early adoption and careful design, while methods to quantify social benefits of the same are lacking.

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Published Online: August 4, 2015

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Save the Windows: A Residential Case Study Using Life Cycle Assessment

This study evaluated the environmental impact of window restoration versus window replacement using life cycle assessment as a means to quantify the sustainability of window preservation.

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Published Online: June 19, 2015

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An Investigation of Incessant Building Collapse in Selected Cities of Nigeria

Nigeria has witnessed different forms of building collapse since independence in 1960. This research investigates activities of building industry key players and reasons for the incessant building collapse.

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The International Journal of the Constructed Environment , Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2015

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Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance in a Building Technology Program in Nigeria

This study was carried out to identify critical factors that affect academic the poor performance of undergraduate students in a building technology program in Nigeria.

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[Re]making History: Authenticity, Architecture, and Tourism

Architect Carlo Scarpa transforms three heritage tourism sites through architectural intervention. We analyze this change and the tourist perception of authenticity using themes of phenomenology, dark tourism, and place-making.

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The Principles of Gestalt Laws and Everyday Urbanism: A Visual Tactic of City Potentialities

This paper focuses on the impact of paradigms that relate to the visual principles in design process as a tool to create a livable city in the Egyptian context.

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The International Journal of the Constructed Environment , Volume 5, Issue 3-4, February 2015

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