Performance-based building and innovation: Balancing client and industry needs
Sexton, MG and Barrett, PS 2005, 'Performance-based building and innovation: Balancing client and industry needs ' , Building Research and Information, 33 (2) , pp. 142-148.
|PDF (Publishers PDF) |
Download (163kB) | Preview
One reason for the interest in performance-based building is that it is commonly advocated as a powerful way of enhancing innovation performance by articulating building performance outcomes, and by offering relevant procurement actors the discretion to innovate to meet these performance requirements more effectively and/or efficiently. The paper argues that the current approach to performance-based building assumes that relevant actors have the capacity, ability and motivation to innovate from a business perspective. It is proposed that the prevailing conceptualization of PBB is too restrictive and should be broadened explicitly to accommodate the required business logic that must be in place before actors will innovate. The relevant performance-based building and innovation literature is synthesized to support the assertion. The paper concludes with an innovation-focused definition of performance-based building.
|Themes:||Subjects / Themes > H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD0028 - 0070 Management. Industrial Management|
Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment > Salford Centre for Research & Innovation (SCRI)
|Journal or Publication Title:||Building Research and Information|
|Publisher:||Routledge Taylor Francis|
|Depositing User:||H Kenna|
|Date Deposited:||20 Sep 2007 16:25|
|Last Modified:||27 Sep 2011 12:23|
Document DownloadsMore statistics for this item...
Actions (login required)
|Edit record (repository staff only)|