RICS hosts the annual COBRA conference, a key event for presenting and discussing the latest industry research.
The latest conference papers from COBRA are available below. All papers were subject to review at both the abstract and full paper stage, to ensure relevance, rigour and topicality.
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20 Sep 2016
This paper focuses on a comprehensive review of the literature pertaining to construction health and safety and sustainable buildings.
This paper reports on the development of a methodology utilising a mixed-method approach to evaluate IEQ in residential homes – green and conventional.
This paper explores the feasibility of applying scenario planning and thinking in major and mega construction projects.
This paper looks at various European countries' roles, tasks and responsibilities of public and private parties in assuring and guaranteeing the technical quality of construction works.
This paper reviews existing university and industry research collaboration and to develop a best practice model suitable for facilitating research collaboration.
The paper looks at the sustainability factors that influence the choice of construction materials in Nigeria.
This paper looks at how to help market participants form judgements about the state of the property market cycle and especially when bubble territory is approaching.
This paper aims to explore new technologies for detecting failures in temporary structures during construction.
The aim of this study was to rate and determine the core communication skills a construction project manager should possess to enhance and ensure project success, as well as if leadership is important to communicate effectively.
This paper looks at an online survey of UK-based construction professionals to evaluate risk impacts on the variance between contract sum and final account in contractor-led design and build projects.
This paper explores changes in householders’ perceptions towards EPCs after being introduced to thermal images as a visual aid.
This paper describes efforts to determine what these skills are & how they can be taught at the higher education level through the development of an educational framework.
This paper analyses office-building retrofits at the city scale reported in the 2013 1200 Buildings Retrofit Survey.
This paper discusses these two issues and suggest that the enactment of the proposed apology legislation is welcomed by the major stakeholders.
This paper aims to appraise the companies strategies during the boom and investigate a more sustainable strategies for long term success.
This paper is an investigation aimed at establishing the key performance measures that airports in the Indian context should use to evaluate performance.
This paper summarises a literature review which examines narratives around sustainable development, urban design and neighbourhood masterplanning.
This research explores building envelope thermal radiant cooling in commercial and residential properties.
This paper aims to present a state-of-the-art review of the scope and practical implications of the Building Information Modelling (BIM) platform in the UK construction practice.
This paper, based on literature evaluation, interrogates LVC in the context of Ghana’s land administration regime with a view to assess its plausibility as urban infrastructure financing tool.
This paper explores whether absolute immunity for judges should be abolished or not.
This paper is the result of policy studies and a vivid political debate on the one hand and on the other hand of expert consultancy related to experiments with the aim to guarantee the performance as built by the builder using a new system of quality control.
This paper determines how often South African property valuers are currently recording GBFIs during inspections of commercial properties and to determine property valuers’ perceptions as to how much value GBFIs add to commercial properties.
This paper seeks to investigate the feasibility of in-situ bottom-up upgrade as an incremental strategy for upgrading informal settlements in the context of a resilient city development.
This paper focuses on the comparison of two AHP approaches by investigating factor weights through a previous real case study.
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