Professor George Ofori


NameProfessor George Ofori
Job titleDean of The School of Built Environment and Architecture
Organisational UnitBuilt Environment and Architecture
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0854-366X

Research outputs

Professionalism in built environment research: beyond integrity and good practice

Ofori, G. (2021). Professionalism in built environment research: beyond integrity and good practice. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-02-2020-0118

Influence of project alliance in rail construction industry.

Seidu, R.D, Young, B.E, Eddman, K.L, Ebohon, O.J and Ofori, G. (2021). Influence of project alliance in rail construction industry. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer. https://doi.org/10.1680/jmuen.20.00018

Initiatives that enable Singapore contractors to improve construction productivity

Ofori, G., Zhe, Z. and Ling, F.Y.Y. (2021). Initiatives that enable Singapore contractors to improve construction productivity. Built Environment Project and Asset Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/BEPAM-11-2020-0175

Exploring safety climate factors in construction

Umar, T., Egbu, C., Ofori, G., Honnurvali, M.S., Saidani, M. and Opoku, A. (2021). Exploring safety climate factors in construction. International Journal of Applied Management Science. 13 (2), pp. 95-123. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJAMS.2021.116500

Risk identification framework in the construction of Egyptian mega housing projects

Ibrahim, M., Ofori, G., Morcos, M. and Egbu, C. (2020). Risk identification framework in the construction of Egyptian mega housing projects. Ain Shams Engineering Journal. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asej.2020.09.016

Key barriers to increase construction productivity: the Singapore case

Ofori, G., Zhang, Z. and Ling, F.Y. Y. (2020). Key barriers to increase construction productivity: the Singapore case. International Journal of Construction Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2020.1819521

UAE’s commitment towards UN Sustainable Development Goals

Umar, T., Egbu, C., Ofori, G., Honnurvali, M.S., Saidani, M., Shibani, A., Opoku, A., Gupta, N. and Goh, K. (2020). UAE’s commitment towards UN Sustainable Development Goals. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Engineering Sustainability. 173 (7), pp. 325-343. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.19.00036

Risk Management in Construction of Megahousing Projects in Egypt

Ibrahim, M., Ofori, G. and Morcos, M. (2020). Risk Management in Construction of Megahousing Projects in Egypt. London Doctoral Academy Postgraduate Research Summer School 2020. Online 06 - 09 Jul 2020 London South Bank University.

A Conceptual Risk Management Framework in the Construction of Mega Housing Projects in Egypt

Ibrahim, M., Ofori, G., Morcos, M. and Egbu, C. (2020). A Conceptual Risk Management Framework in the Construction of Mega Housing Projects in Egypt. Urban Regeneration. University of East London - UK

High fatalities risk found in Gulf construction

Umar, T., Egbu, C., Ofori, G., Honnurvali, M.S., Saidani, M. and Opuku, A. (2020). High fatalities risk found in Gulf construction. International Journal of Sustainable Real Estate and Construction Economics. 1 (4). https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSRECE.2019.106544

Professionalism of the built environment researcher

Ofori, G. (2019). Professionalism of the built environment researcher. Future Trends in Civil Engineering 2019. Zagreb, Croatia 17 - 17 Oct 2019

Challenges towards renewable energy: an exploratory study from the Arabian Gulf region

Umar, T., Egbu, C., Ofori, G., Honnurvali, M.S., Saidani, M. and Opoku, A. (2020). Challenges towards renewable energy: an exploratory study from the Arabian Gulf region. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Energy. 173 (2), pp. 68-80. https://doi.org/10.1680/jener.19.00034

Using Prefabricated Building to Address Housing Needs in Libya: A Study based on Local Expert Perspectives

El-Abidid, K.M.A., Ofori, G., Zakaria, S.A.S. and Aziz, A.R.A. (2019). Using Prefabricated Building to Address Housing Needs in Libya: A Study based on Local Expert Perspectives. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-019-03997-2

Identifying and Evaluating Critical Success Factors for Industrialized Building Systems Implementation: Malaysia Study

El-Abidi, K.M.A., Ofori, G., Zakaria, S.A.S., Mannan, M.A. and Abas, N.F. (2019). Identifying and Evaluating Critical Success Factors for Industrialized Building Systems Implementation: Malaysia Study. Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering. pp. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13369-019-03941-4

Construction in developing countries: need for new concepts

Ofori, G. (2019). Construction in developing countries: need for new concepts. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries. 23 (2), pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.21315/jcdc2018.23.2.1

Developing the construction industries in developing countries to enhance performance: the case of Ethiopia

Ofori, G. (2018). Developing the construction industries in developing countries to enhance performance: the case of Ethiopia. Seventh Ethiopian Construction Technology and Management Professionals Association (ECoTMPA) International Workshop on Recent Trends in Construction Industry. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 26 Nov 2018

A new professionalism in construction: importance of trust

Ofori, G. and Ceric, A (2018). A new professionalism in construction: importance of trust. International Conference on Professionalism and Ethics in Construction. London, UK 21 - 22 Nov 2018 https://doi.org/10.18744/CONF.2018039

Ghana’s construction industry, yesterday, today and tomorrow: towards greater professionalism

Ofori, G. (2018). Ghana’s construction industry, yesterday, today and tomorrow: towards greater professionalism. Maiden Construction Industry Lecture 2018. Accra International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana 17 Sep 2018

Sustainable industrial development in the construction sector for urban youth employment creation

Ofori, G. (2018). Sustainable industrial development in the construction sector for urban youth employment creation. Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Conference on Sustainable African Cities. Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences Auditorium, Accra, Ghana 03 - 06 Jul 2018

Framework for productivity and safety enhancement system using BIM in Singapore

Teo, ALE, Ofori, G., Tjandra, IK and Kim, H (2017). Framework for productivity and safety enhancement system using BIM in Singapore. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 24 (6), pp. 1350-1371. https://doi.org/10.1108/ECAM-05-2016-0122

Dependencies among environmental performance indicators for buildings and their implications

Dias, WPS, Chandratilake, SR and Ofori, G. (2017). Dependencies among environmental performance indicators for buildings and their implications. Building and Environment. 123, pp. 101-108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.06.045

Design for safety: theoretical framework of the safety aspect of BIM system to determine the safety index

Teo, ALE, Ofori, G., Tjandra, IK and Kim, H (2016). Design for safety: theoretical framework of the safety aspect of BIM system to determine the safety index. Construction Economics and Building. 16 (4), pp. 1-1. https://doi.org/10.5130/AJCEB.v16i4.4873

Entrepreneurship and innovation sustainable built environment: a research agenda

Ofori, G. (2016). Entrepreneurship and innovation sustainable built environment: a research agenda. Sandanayake, YG, Karunasena, GI and Ramachandra, T (ed.) 5th World Construction Symposium 2016 – Greening Environment, Eco-Innovations & Entrepreneurship. Colombo 29 - 31 Jul 2016 Colombo Ceylon Institute of Building. pp. 15-26

Construction in Developing Countries: Current imperatives and potential

Ofori, G. (2016). Construction in Developing Countries: Current imperatives and potential. Kahkonen, K and Keinanen, M (ed.) CIB World Building Congress 2016 on Intelligent Built Environment for Life. Tampere 30 May - 03 Jul 2016 Tampere Department of Civil Engineering, Construction Management and Economics, Tampere University of Technology.

Construction in India: empowering the citizenry through improved performance

Ofori, G. (2016). Construction in India: empowering the citizenry through improved performance. Global Colloquium in Recent Advancement and Effectual Researches in Engineering Science and Technology. Kottayam, India 22 - 23 Apr 2016

Strategies for Foreign Construction-Related Consultancy Firms to Improve Performance in China

Li, AS, Ling, FYY, Low, SP and Ofori, G (2016). Strategies for Foreign Construction-Related Consultancy Firms to Improve Performance in China. Journal of Management in Engineering. 32 (1), pp. 06015001-06015001. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)ME.1943-5479.0000379
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