Overcoming the challenges of building heritage projects: Improvements to time, scope and cost performance

Perovic, Miljenka (2015) Overcoming the challenges of building heritage projects: Improvements to time, scope and cost performance. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This research was undertaken to encompass and identify challenges and impact factors that affect the successful outcomes of heritage building projects, especially those related to finding major causes of delays and cost overruns across projects in all Australian states. This project determined and analysed the causes of such delays and programme issues emanating from the planning and execution phases, whilst also analysing the requirements for management of multiple stakeholder relationships and the influence of unforeseen technical factors. The research proposes "call for action" guidance and was validated by experienced experts in heritage building projects in Australia. The proposed guidance is designed to ensure that realistic cost targets and delivery timeframes are set in future heritage projects, and necessary interventions made at appropriate project stages to ensure decisions are made that will help to prevent overtime and cost overuns.

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ID Code: 91544
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Coffey, Vaughan, Kajewski, Stephen, & Madan, Ashok
Keywords: heritage places, heritage retention, social value of the place, management of design and scope definition, project performance, project delivery, project success, overrun causes, over budget causes, challenges of the multiple stakeholder involvement
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Civil Engineering & Built Environment
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 01 Mar 2016 05:00
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2016 05:00

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