5. Innovation, Technology and Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Construction

  1. Akintola Akintoye2,
  2. Jack S. Goulding3 and
  3. Girma Zawdie4
  1. Emilia van Egmond

Published Online: 24 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118280294.ch5

Construction Innovation and Process Improvement

Construction Innovation and Process Improvement

How to Cite

van Egmond, E. (2012) Innovation, Technology and Knowledge Transfer for Sustainable Construction, in Construction Innovation and Process Improvement (eds A. Akintoye, J. S. Goulding and G. Zawdie), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118280294.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    School of Built and Natural Environment, University of Central Lancashire, UK

  2. 3

    Centre for Sustainable Development, University of Central Lancashire, UK

  3. 4

    Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK

Author Information

  1. Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156486

Online ISBN: 9781118280294

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Keywords:

  • innovation, technology and knowledge transfer;
  • sustainable construction;
  • construction performance;
  • technology intervention;
  • learning mechanisms;
  • strategic niche management;
  • international technology knowledge transfer;
  • convergence of technologies

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Innovation, Technology and Knowledge Transfer Practices

  • Innovation, Technology and Knowledge Transfer in Construction

  • The Construction Innovation System

  • Technological Regime in Construction

  • Opportunities, Appropriation and Cumulative Effect of Innovation

  • Managing Innovation for Sustainable Construction: The Dutch Case

  • Conclusion