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Malaysian Industrialised Building System (IBS): A review of studies


Mohd Nawi, Mohd Nasrun and Mydin, Md Azree Othuman and Abdul Nifa, Faizatul Akmar and Osman, Wan Nadzri and Anuar, Herman Shah (2015) Malaysian Industrialised Building System (IBS): A review of studies. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9 (7). pp. 99-101. ISSN 1991-8178

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Abstract

In order to keep pace with the globalisation and modernlisation in 21st century, it is a needs for construction players to adopt relevant technology such as Industrialised Building System (IBS).Till date, the adoption of IBS has been actively promoting by Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB).Numerous of effort has been taken, for instance vast of research fund, training, establish standard and other marketing agenda. From literature and industry report, the adoption of IBS was proven beneficial to increase the project quality and productivity and automatically save cost and period of construction project.Yet, the trend of IBS usage in housing projects, especially in Malaysia’s northern region like Kedah and Perlis are still achieved the government goal. Thus, this paper highlights the factors causing low usage through a preliminary survey among the developers in that area. The survey is also aimed at identifying a few solutions to increase the application of IBS for the construction industry.Moreover, this paper also outline the characteristics of IBS.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Industrialised building system (IBS),Quality, Malaysian Construction Industry
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: School of Technology Management & Logistics
Depositing User: Dr. Sr. Mohd Nasrun Mohd Nawi
Date Deposited: 17 May 2015 02:23
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2016 00:43
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/14108

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