Smart Construction Research

ISSN: 2529-7740 (Online)

Journal Abbreviation: Smart Constr Res

Publication Frequency: irregular

Article Processing Charges (APC): Click here for more details

Publishing Model: Open Access

Journal no: 24G

About the Journal

Smart Construction Research is an international Open Access journal that publishes original research articles and review articles related to all areas of smart construction.

Recently Published Articles

Review Articles

Jingjing Li, Yuhang Zhou
15 Views, 28 PDF Downloads

It is often the case that strong bottom-up power in the Desakota area (half-urbanized) leads to mixed functional space and poor quality of spatial environment. During this process, urban planning does not work. This study aims to report the reconstruction of the environment quality starting from the logic of space production, and analyze the “chaotic space” in the Desakota area. Key systematic thinking of spatial amelioration which is “dynamic planning framework and flexible smart design” based on Desakota “chaotic space” is explored.


Original Research Articles

Yang Liu
24 Views, 12 PDF Downloads
Washroom cleanliness is a key influence on our positive attitude towards public spaces. Recently, interactive technology has been introduced. While the role of physical cleanliness is obvious, interactive technology may affect the perception of cleanliness. This study investigates whether the most recent washroom service time displayed on a touchscreen influences the perception of washroom cleanliness. Participants leaving a washroom were asked to rate the cleanliness of the washroom. The touchscreen that showed the service time was visible for the experimental group and covered for the control group. Results showed that participants who noticed the most recent washroom service time in the experimental group perceived the washroom as cleaner than the control group. In addition, the touchscreen was preferred as an interface for washroom service request, compared with telephone calls and text messaging. The results suggest interactive technology has potential to enhance attitudes towards public space.

Original Research Articles

Hongli Yu, Wenliang Long, Jia Qing, Yuangu Xiong
69 Views, 119 PDF Downloads
The development of society pushes people to pay increasing attention to the appearance of bridges apart from their quality and safety. It turns to be an inevitable trend of the emergence of bridges with novel forms and unique shapes, which could not only meet traffic demand, but also effectively integrate with their surrounding environment to form a beautiful landscape. However, complicated structure and unique shape make it difficult of the bridge construction. As the basic part of construction, pier model affects the construction of pier formwork and pier reinforcement. Currently, BIM has been widely used in the construction industry in China. Nevertheless, there has not been any cases of the formwork design nor reinforcement processing of spatial three- dimensional special-shaped pier. And it is the first time for the construction of spatial three-dimensional special-shaped bridge. So it is of great significance of the analysis on spatial three-dimensional technology of special-shaped pier based on BIM to promote the development of construction industry.

Review Articles

Lei Li
85 Views, 4 PDF Downloads

According to uniform standard underground building design regulations draft, the central international plaza, A/B block of underground commercial design of Xuzhou city as an example, the system of underground construction in the planning and construction requirements, general layout design, disaster prevention design three basic framework and 6 architectural design problems, in order for new regulations smoothly promulgated engineering design reasonable feasibility verification.

In 2016, the standard quote Department of the Ministry of housing issued the standards for the construction of engineering standards in 2017 and revised plans (Draft), which lists 4 categories of total 113 standard researches, studies and revision plan. Including the national mandatory standards for construction projects, including technical specifications of outdoor water supply projects in public buildings and other 29 standards; and the construction of the recommended national standards, including public fiber broadband access project technical standards, civil air defense basement design standards for total 46 standards. "The underground building design standard" is a research branch, which belongs to the "planning technology ", is still in the stage of compilation of technical demonstration, "Xuzhou City Central International Plaza, AB block" was selected as a trial design project, which is designed by LIANCHUANG construction design company, and it make the "standardized underground architectural design draft " to the actual technical demonstration.


Review Articles

Fuqiang Wang
32 Views, 2 PDF Downloads

This paper discusses the feasibility and advantages of PMC business in the design institute and puts forward that the design institute wants to realize the transformation and upgrading successfully and promote the realization of the group benefit into maximum, enhance the PMC strength and the development of PMC business is indispensable. At the same time, according to the current problems, this paper gives some suggestions on the future development.


Original Research Articles

Zhe Li
49 Views, 110 PDF Downloads

Counting only the usable land, the population in Hong Kong is as dense as 34,000 people per square kilometer, and it has a highly efficient multi-modal public transport system. According to the experience of Hong Kong public transit system, highly reputable public transport services reveals that the the viability and sustainability of mass transit railways depend very much on accompanying transport policies and land development strategies. The ways to reduce traffic congestion from supply measures to demand management and change the transit mode from vehicle to railway are both based on Hong Kongs actual situation. Finally this article emphasis on sustainable transport is a great experience which needs research with more in-depth thinking, and the evolution of public transport policy in Hong Kong is a good inspiration for the public transit development in the other great cities in the world.


Original Research Articles

Xueli Song, Xiudong Xu, Lange Wang, Huajun Yang
38 Views, 48 PDF Downloads

With the gradual improvement of urban construction, urban construction land increasingly tense, the lack of land caused by the formation of expensive land premium. Alterations and new construction is basically plug-in embedded, the original underground, the building on the protection of the building is also increasingly diverse and complex, the construction is also increasing the difficulty. The safe use of existing facilities and the safety of construction are problems that must be addressed in urban construction.


Original Research Articles

Jianwei Li
45 Views, 73 PDF Downloads

In order to improve the quality of the relevant construction development activities and effectively meet the special requirements of the design and construction of large span concrete bridges, the safety, effectiveness and economy of the bridge are fully enhanced. In this paper, the spatial structure of the long span concrete bridge is very special. As well as environmental adaptability, technical staff should be based on the development of large and span concrete bridge construction activities of the actual needs of large-span concrete bridge for scientific design and planning, but also the construction technology application activities for scientific supervision. The purpose of this paper is to explore the scientific and efficient application of stress monitoring in the construction process of large span concrete bridge under the guidance of the relevant theory of construction from the perspective of stress monitoring, so as to ensure the accuracy of construction activities and promote the development of bridge orderly development.


Original Research Articles

Zhan Yang
68 Views, 86 PDF Downloads
Activated sludge process is the most widely used technology in sewage bioremediation up to now. However, there is also a serious problem with this technology, that is, a great amount of sludge will be left over. In view of this situation, a study has been carried out through the domestic activated technology for sludge treatment and also research on the effective sludge treatment. They made use of the microbial decomposition to decompose the oxide by using the means of physical, chemical, biological, etc. to minimize the effluent from the sewage treatment plant and thus, reduced the amount of sludge produced.
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Smart Construction Research aims to be indexed by world-recognized databases, for example, PubMed, Scopus and Science Citation Index (SCI). Smart Construction Research has been indexed by several world class abstracting/indexing databases:

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Smart Construction Research is an international Open Access journal that publishes original research articles and review articles related to all areas of smart construction which is a integration of physical, digital and human systems in buildings. Some relevant topics are included:

  • Artificial intelligence
  • Building information modeling
  • Building management systems
  • Computing applications
  • Safety of smart construction
  • Smart airports
  • Smart buildings
  • Smart cities
  • Smart construction resources (device, materials, etc.)
  • Smart technologies

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Whioce Publishing Pte Ltd  and the Editor-in-chief invite all authors  to submit their  manuscripts to  our  newly launched  journal, Smart Construction Research/span>, for peer review.

Posted: 2017-06-08
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