• Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects in affordable housing projects in Klang Valley, Malaysia

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Khoo, YM (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2012)
      Several affordable housing programs have been introduced by the government to achieve the objectives of several Malaysia Plans; however, the success of the housing programs has been reduced due to readily reported quality ...
    • Defects of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) in tropics

      Wang, C; Abdul-Rahman, H; Wood, LC; Mohd-Rahim, FA; Zainon, N; Saputri, E (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013)
      The wide use of tensioned membrane structures (TMS) becomes prominent in many designs because of its aesthetic, ergonomic, and economical nature. Recently, TMS has been applied in the tropics with zone success,fully yet ...
    • Factor reduction and clustering for operational risk in software development

      Mohd-Rahim, FA; Wang, C; Boussabaine, H; Abdul-Rahman, H; Wood, LC (Incisive Financial Publishing Limited, 2014)
      Software development failures frequently emerge as a result of the failure to understand and to identify risks. The aim of this paper is to identify the most salient risk factors during a software development project ...
    • Green Hospital Design: Integrating Quality Function Deployment and End-user Demands

      Wood, LC; Wang, C; Abdul-Rahman, H; Abdul-Nasir, NSJ (Elsevier, 2015)
      There is a rapidly growing awareness amongst the public of facilities where the design that incorporate green construction. This paper aims to study the quality function deployment (QFD) concept and technique when implemented ...
    • Integrating and ranking sustainability criteria for housing

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Ebrahimi, M (ICE Publishing, London, UK, 2015)
      Numerous researchers have determined sustainability criteria relating to environmental performance but the other two sustainability components - economic and social performance - have not been taken into consideration in ...
    • Negative impact induced by foreign workers: Evidence in Malaysian construction sector

      Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC; Low, SF (Elsevier, 2012)
      Though foreign workers served to overcome the labor shortage in the Malaysian construction market, over-dependence on foreign workers and the negative impacts induced have become a serious social problem. The aims of this ...
    • Noise Annoyance and Loudness: Acoustic Performance of Residential Buildings in Tropics

      Wang, C; Si, Y; Abdul-Rahman, H; Wood, LC (Sage, 2015)
      Acoustic properties of residential building are often neglected by designers, developers, contractors, and even home buyers. Noises from both the internal and external environments affect occupants' daily lives. This ...
    • The challenge of rural life nostalgia: barriers in redevelopment of Malay Reserve Land (MRL) in Klang Valley

      Hanif, N-R; Azriyati, WN; Abdul-Rahman, H; Wang, C; Wood, LC (SpringerOpen, 2015)
      The development of Malay reserve land is a nationwide issue which can be overcome through better understanding of the existing barriers. While many barriers have been examined, the challenges relating to land owner ...