Research Programs

1.53 Resilient Buildings: Informing Maintenance for Long-term Sustainability

Project Fact Sheet Resilience of buildings is a national objective in disaster mitigation. Maintenance
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1.52 Tech-Enabled Transport: Informing the Transition to Technology Enabled Transport Vehicles and Infrastructure

Project Fact Sheet The coming decades will see a significant increase in the level
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1.54 Procuring Social and Affordable Housing: Improving Access and Delivery

  Project Fact Sheet Improving the suitability, supply and provision of housing infrastructure is
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2.51 Developing a Cross Sector Digital Asset Information Model Framework for Asset Management

  Project 2.51 Fact Sheet Asset management in the built environment has been the
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3.48 Sustainable Asset Management: Selecting Optimal Maintenance Strategies Based on Multi-criteria Decision Making

  Project Fact Sheet In an economic downturn, it is of critical importance to
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1.41 Valuing Social Housing

  Project Fact Sheet A critical challenge for those delivering social housing infrastructure is
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1.43 Retrofitting Public Buildings for Energy and Water Efficiency

  Project Fact Sheet Governments occupy over 25% of Australia’s commercial building stock and
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1.45 Big Data, Technologies and Transportation

Project Fact Sheet A key focus for the management of main roads is to
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1.44 Scenario Planning Transport Futures: Improved Road and Transport Planning using Digital Scenario Planning Tools

  Project Fact Sheet New data suggests Perth and Brisbane are likely to reach a
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1.42 Innovative Industrialised Buildings: Accelerating the Mainstreaming of Building Manufacture in Australia

  Project Fact Sheet Accelerating the growth of building manufacturing in Australia presents significant
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2.46 Whole-of-life Value of Constructed Assets through Digital Technologies

In the coming decades Australia and other countries will be facing challenges as a
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2.33 New project management structures: Infrastructure modelling (BIM) and Location (GIS)

  New Project Management Structures: Infrastructure Modelling (BIM) and Location (GIS) Information Sheet (240kb)
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1.35 Transport Network Resilience: Disaster Logistics and Infrastructure Vulnerability

  Transport Network Resilience: Disaster Logistics and Infrastructure Vulnerability – Information Sheet A number
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2.32 Challenges for the FIFO/DIDO Workforce: Impacts on Health, Safety, and Relationships

  Challenges for the FIFO/DIDO Workforce: Impacts on Health, Safety, and Relationships – Information
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1.31 Rethinking Social Housing: Effective,Efficient & Equitable (e3)

  Rethinking Social Housing: Effective, Efficient & Equitable (e3) – Information Sheet This project
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1.37 Transformative Products and Processes: A Value Chain Assessment of the Australian Manufactured Housing Industry

  Transformative Products and Processes: A Value Chain Assessment of the Australian Manufactured Housing
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2.34 Driving Whole-of-life Efficiencies through BIM and Procurement

In 2013, the Australian Department of Industry identified lifting productivity and economic growth as
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3.1 Collaborative Object Libraries Supporting the Facility Lifecycle

Project 3.1 Industry Brochure (1.61 Mb) The aim of this project is to improve
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2.7 Leveraging R&D Investment for the Australian Built Environment

Project 2.7 Industry Report – Dec 2012 (4 Mb) Project 2.7 Industry Brochure –
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2.2 Offsite Fabrication and Links to Product and Process Innovation

Project 2.2 OSM Readiness Tool: Assessing Off-site Manufacturing – Industry Report (Dec 2012 – 7
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2.1 Safety Impacts of Alcohol and Other Drugs in Construction

Project 2.1 Industry Brochure (588.27 Kb) The overarching goal of this project was to
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1.8 Sustainable Infrastructure Procurement

Project 1.8 Industry Brochure (726.30 Kb) The community’s concern with environmental cost of the
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1.5 Harnessing the Potential of Biophilic Urbanism In Australia, an Economic and Policy Investigation

Project 1.5 Final Industry Report – Dec 2012 (1.14 Mb) Project 1.5 Industry Brochure
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1.3 The Future of Roads: Reducing Environmental Pressures, Sustainability Reporting, and Considering Future Scenarios

Project 1.3 Final Industry Report – Dec 2012 (998.99 Kb) Project 1.3 Industry Brochure
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1.1b Housing Sustainability Performance

Climate variation, resource depletion and increasing urbanisation are converging global issues that are challenging
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1.1 Understanding the Performance of Existing Office Buildings to inform Energy Reduction Initiatives

Project 1.1 Final Industry Report – Dec 2012 (1.08 Mb) Project 1.1 Industry Brochure
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Research Publications

3.28 National BIM Guidelines and Case Studies for Infrastructure

  Information Sheet (472Kb, March 2015) Mechanisms that improve collaboration and communication in the
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3.27 Using Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Smarter and Safer Scaffolding Construction

  Information Sheet (544Kb, Sept 2014) Temporary structures like scaffolding have a significant impact
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2.24 Integrated Project Environments – Leveraging Innovation for Productivity Gain through Industry Transformation

This research will contribute to realising productivity benefits of digital modelling and integrated project
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2.21 New Project Management Models for Productivity Improvement in Infrastructure

This research will develop new project management models for productivity improvement in infrastructure, including
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1.29 Strategies and Solutions for Housing Sustainability

  Strategies and Solutions for Housing Sustainability Information Sheet (430kb) Housing is more than
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1.24 A Roadmap for Carbon Structural Adjustment in the Built Environment Sector

  Carbon Structural Adjustment Short-Film Carbon Structural Adjustment Fact Sheet Governments around the world
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1.22 Strategies and Solutions for the Future of Roads

The Future of Roads – Information Sheet The coming decades will see a great
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