Construction innovation

Moving the construction industry forward through innovation is a vital, but complex issue. The book’s aim is to be influence the way new ideas are generated and turned into reality. It is the result of the work of the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) task group.

Innovation in construction
Innovation in construction

Title: Construction Innovation
Author: Orstavik, F. ed., et al.
Year: 2015

Why should you read this book?

It brings together people from across the industry to look at the question of how we adopt innovation. It does this from a variety of perspectives, the role of the client, academia and practitioners to overcome the cultural and structural reasons for reluctance to implement innovative ideas.

Case studies and practical examples help to make the theoretical approach tangible and offer real life solutions.

Who should read this book?

This book will be interesting for those studying and leading innovation in the design and the building and the maintenance of our built environment.


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