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Project alliancing and information technology in building construction : the National Museum of Australia

Hampson, Keith D., Peters, Peters, Renaye , Walker, Derek H.T. , & Tucker, Selwyn (2000) Project alliancing and information technology in building construction : the National Museum of Australia. In 16th Annual Conference of the Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM), 6-8 September 2000, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow.

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Abstract

The construction industry demands priority from all governments because it impacts economically and socially on all citizens. A number of recent studies have identified inefficiencies in the Australian construction industry by modelling the building process. A culture of reform supported by industry and government is now emerging in the industry – one in which alternate forms of project delivery are being trialed. The Australian Building and Construction Industry Action Agenda brought together industry and government to identify actions necessary to lift Australia’s innovative and knowledge creating capacity at the sector level. A central activity under this Action Agenda was dissemination of information relating to industry best practice initiatives in innovation, project delivery and the use of information technology. Government and industry identified project alliance contracting and more advanced information technology as means to increase efficiency in construction as part of a new innovative procurement environment.

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ID Code: 51082
Item Type: Conference Paper
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > Research Centres > Sustainable Built Environment National Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 27 Jun 2012 09:15
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2012 09:15

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