Chapter 5. Integrated Multi-Disciplinary e-Business Infrastructure Framework

  1. Professor Chimay J. Anumba PhD, DSc Professor Head Chartered/Professional Engineer founding Director Honorary Doctorate3 and
  2. Dr Kirti Ruikar Bachelor of Architecture, MSc, EngD (Doctor of Engineering) Lecturer architect Associate Editor4
  1. Ihab A. Ismail PhD, BSc, MSc Founder Managing Director1 and
  2. Dr Vineet R. Kamat PhD, MS, BE Assistant Professor2

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch5

e-Business in Construction

e-Business in Construction

How to Cite

Ismail, I. A. and Kamat, V. R. (2008) Integrated Multi-Disciplinary e-Business Infrastructure Framework, in e-Business in Construction (eds C. J. Anumba and K. Ruikar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302462.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Architectural Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Construction Engineering and Management Department at the University of Michigan, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Michigan, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405182348

Online ISBN: 9781444302462



  • integrated multi-disciplinary e-business infrastructure framework;
  • integrated construction e-business infrastructure framework;
  • e-construction infrastructure importance;
  • summary and status of e-construction challenges;
  • integrated e-business infrastructure and integrated e-construction infrastructure;
  • multi-faceted and interdisciplinary challenges in e-business


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Integrated construction e-business infrastructure framework

  • The importance of e-construction infrastructure

  • Summary and status of e-construction challenges

  • Conclusions

  • Note

  • References