Abdullah, MR and Egbu, CO 2009, Industrialised building system in Malaysia: Issues for research in a changing financial and property market , in: BUHU 9th International Postgraduate Research Conference, 29th - 30th January 2009, The Lowry, Salford Quays.
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Industrialised Building System in its different guises appears to have gained popularity in recent years. Through a thorough review of literature, this paper presents a historical appraisal of the definitions offered for the different guises of IBS, the characteristics of IBS, and the benefits it purports to offer. In the same vein, the factors that have fuelled the popularity of IBS is discussed together with the impact of the changing financial and property market crisis on the future of IBS. The implications of the current financial and property market prices on IBS in Malaysia shall also be discussed. The paper concludes by drawing inferences on the implications of the current financial and property market crisis on research in IBS from a Malaysian construction industry perspective.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TH Building construction
Built and Human Environment
|Schools:||Schools > School of the Built Environment
Schools > School of the Built Environment > Centre for Built Environment Sustainability and Transformation (BEST)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Proceedings of the BUHU 9th International Post Graduate Research Conference|
|Publisher:||University of Salford|
|Depositing User:||IN Mohd Zin|
|Date Deposited:||25 Jan 2011 11:22|
|Last Modified:||30 Nov 2015 23:58|
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