Dr. Kofi Agyekum

Senior Lecturer


Research Areas/Interests

Circular Economy in Construction, Building Survey and pathology, building materials and their properties and Lean Construction....~more

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Publications

    Books with exact References

    Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, K. (2022), “The construction industry: Global trends, job burnout and safety issues, Nova Science Publishers, USA, ISBN: 978-1-68507-338-1 (forthcoming). Available at: https://novapublishers.com/shop/the-construction-industry-global-trends-job-burnout-and-safety-issues/

    Kpodo, B. and Agyekum, K. (2016) “Effects of Risk Culture on Organizational Performance”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, pp. 116. ISBN-10: 3659835315 ISBN-13: 978-3659835315.

    Opoku, D.J., Owusu-Manu, D. and Agyekum, K. (2016) “Global Mindset Factors Affecting Performance of Foreign Contractors”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, pp. 92. ISBN-10: 3659856556   ISBN-13: 978-3-659-85655-6.

    Adjarko, H., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2016) “Incorporating Environmental Sustainability Issues into Construction”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, pp. 136. ISBN-10: 3659854798 ISBN-13: 978-3-659-85479-8.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adinyira, E. (2012) “Minimizing materials wastage at the construction stage of a project: A Lean Construction Approach”, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN-10: 3659158941, ISBN-13: 978-3659158940. 208p.

     

    Book Chapters with exact References

    Opoku, A., Agyekum, K., Bimpli, I. and Amoh, E. (2024), “Circular economy in the built environment: A catalyst for achieving the sustainable development goals. In Opoku, A. eds. The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals, pp. 231-249. doi: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035300037.00023

    Gidigah, B.K., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B.K. and Botchway, E.A. (2024), “Construction procurement and the sustainable development goals”, In Opoku, A. eds. The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals, pp. 280-293. doi: https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035300037.000236

    Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E., Adade-Boateng, A.O., Manu, P. and Kumah, V.M.A. (2023), “COVID-19 and the Ghanaian construction industry”, In Manu, P., Cheung, C., Yunusa-Kaltungo, A., Emuze, F., Saurin, T.A. and Hadikusumo, B.H.W. Eds. ‘Construction Safety, Health and Well-Being in the Covid-19 Era’, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, London, UK.

    Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Ofori, G. (2023) “Managing Operating Environment of Projects in Developing Countries” In Ofori, G. Eds ‘Building a Body of Knowledge in Project Management in Developing Countries’ a Book in 'The World Scientific Book Series on Domain-Specific Bodies of Knowledge in Project Management'. https://doi.org/10.1142/11950ISBN: 978-981-122-471-3 (hardcover)

    Ansah N.B., Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Aidoo, I. (2022), Bibliometric study on particle emissions of natural and alternative building materials. In: Gorse C., Scott L., Booth C. and Dastbaz M. (eds) Climate Emergency – Managing, Building, and Delivering the Sustainable Development Goals. Springer, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-79450-7_37.

    Vasista, T.G., Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, K. (2022), “Transforming the construction industry: Global trends, job burnout and safety issues”, In: Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, ed, The construction industry: Global trends, job burnout and safety issues, Nova Science Publishers, USA, ISBN: 978-1-68507-338-1 (forthcoming).

    Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K., Amudjie, J., Salgin, B. and Darko, A. (2022), Construction and the circular economy”, In: Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, K. ed, The construction industry: Global trends, job burnout and safety issues, Nova Science Publishers, USA, ISBN: 978-1-68507-338-1 (forthcoming).

    Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Ofori, G. (2022), “New trends in construction education, training and employment” In: Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, K. ed, The construction industry: Global trends, job burnout and safety issues, Nova Science Publishers, USA, ISBN: 978-1-68507-338-1 (forthcoming).

    Amudjie, J. and Agyekum, K. (2021), “The case for adopting the concept of circular economy in the Ghanaian building industry: Lessons from literature survey. In: Dlamini, S. (eds) Creating Sustainable Built Infrastructure; Moving forward through research and innovation, Wits University Press, South Africa, ISBN: 978-0-620-92828-1 (print), 978-0-620-92828-8 (e-book).

    Salgin, B., Agyekum, K. and Simons, B. (2019) “Designing out damp: Exploring basic design principles to excessive moisture in buildings”. New Approaches to Spatial Planning and Design, Planning, Design and Applications. Peter Lang GmbH Publishing, Berlin, Germany.

     

    Refereed Journal Papers with exact Reference

    Agyekum, K. and Amudjie, J. (2024), “Challenges to implementing circular economy: empirical evidence among built environment firms in Ghana”, International Journal of Construction Management, Vol. 24 No. 3, pp. 281-297.

    Agyekum, K., Amos-Abanyie, S., Kumah, V.M.A., Kukah, A.S.K. and Salgin, B. (2024), “Obstacles to the career progression of professional female project managers in the Ghanaian construction industry”, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 31 No. 1, pp. 200-226.

    Pittri, H., Godawatte, A.G.R., Agyekum, K., Botchway, E.A., Dompey, A.M.A., Oduro, S. and Asamoah, E. (2024), “Examining the barriers to implementing design for deconstruction in the construction industry of a developing country”, Construction Innovation, DOI: 10.1108/CI-09-2023-0239.

    Rantshilo, K., Agyekum, K., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A.-M., Cheung, C. and Yunusa-Kaltungo, A. (2024), “Design for safety among design professionals in the Botswanan construction industry”, Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers- Management, Procurement and Law, Vol. 177 No. 1, pp. 27-38. doi: 10.1680/jmapl.22.00008.

    Williamns, J., Fugar, F.DK., Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, K. (2024), “Inquiry into channels of health and safety knowledge communication across the boundaries of the construction industry”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, doi: 10.1108/JEDT-05-2023-0195.

    Agyekum, K., Dompey, A.M.A., Pittri, H. and Botchway, E.A. (2023), “Design for Maintainability (DfM) Implementation Among Design Professionals: Empirical Evidence from a Developing Country Context”, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, DOI: 10.1108/IJBPA-06-2023-0078.

    Agyekum, K., Amudjie, J., Pittri, H., Dompey, A.M.A. and Botchway, E.A. (2023), “Prioritizing the principles of circular economy among built environment professionals”, Built Environment Project and Asset Management, DOI: 10.1108/BEPAM-04-2023-0077.

    Pittri, H., Agyekum, K., Botchway, E.A., Alencastro, J., Oladinrin, O.T. and Dompey, A.M.A. (2023), “Drivers for design for deconstruction (DfD) implementation among design professionals”, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, DOI: 10.1108/SASBE-05-20230117.

    Amudjie, J., Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E., Amos-Abanyie, S. and Botchway, E.A. (2023), “Implementing the principles of circular economy in the construction industry: exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of strategies”, Construction Innovation, DOI: 10.1108/CI-10-2022-0270.

    Botchway, E.A., Agyekum, K., Amudjie, J. and Pittri, H. (2023), “Occupants’ perceived importance and satisfaction with fire safety considerations of high-rise students’ housing facilities”, Journal of Facilities Management, DOI: 10.1108/JFM-12-2022-0131.

    Botchway, E.A., Agyekum, K., Kotei-Martin, J.N., Pittri, H., Dompey, A.M.A., Afram, S.O. and Asare, N.E. (2023), “Achieving healthy city development in Ghana: Referencing Sustainable Development Goal 11”, Sustainability, Vol. 15(2023), pp. 14361.

    Ansah, N.B., Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Aidoo, I. (2023), “Optimising the material emissions of single-dwelling residential buildings using the dynamic life cycle iteration protocols”, Scientific African, Vol. 21 (2023), pp. e01803.

    Park, T., Mahamadu, A.-M., Agyekum, K., Adade-Boateng, A.O., Manu, P., Adinyira, E. and Adukpo, S. (2023), “An inquiry into the health and safety management practices of construction firms in South Korea”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, DOI: 10.1108/JEDT-02-2023-0050.

    Botchway, E.A., Agyekum, K., Kotei-Martin, J.N. and Afram, S.O. (2023), “Utilization of simulation tools for building performance assessment among design professionals”, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, DOI: 10.1108/IJBPA-01-2023-0006.

    Botchway, E.A., Agyekum, K., Pittri, H. and Lamina, A. (2023), “Deployment of physical access control (PAC) devices in university settings in Ghana”, Frontiers in Engineering and Built Environment, DOI: 10.1108/FEBE-01-2023-0006.

    Botchway, E.A., Asare, S.S., Agyekum, K., Salgin, B., Pittri, H., Kumah, V.M.A. and Dompey, A.M.A. (2023), “Competencies Driving Waste Minimization during the construction phase of buildings”, Buildings, 2023, 13, pp. 971.

    Agyekum, K., Akli-Nartey, E.E.K., Kukah, A.S. and Agyekum, A.K. (2023), “Importance-performance analysis (IPA) of the indoor environmental quality (IEQ) of an EDGE-certified building in Ghana”, Vol. 41 No. 1, pp. 73-95.

    Owusu, F.D., Agyekum, K., Manu, P., Adinyira, E., Ahadzie, D.K. and Badu, E. (2023), “Examining the perceptions of site workers of their risk-taking behaviors on construction sites in Ghana”, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-02-2022-0113.

    Hayford, P., Agyekum, K., Botchway, E.A., Opoku, A. and Bimpli, I. (2023), “Design for deconstruction (DfD) implementation among design professionals: empirical evidence from Ghana”, International JJournal of Construction Management, DOI: 10.1080/15623599. 2023.2174663.

    Amudjie, J., Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E., Amos-Abanyie, S. and Kumah, V.M.A. (2023), “Awareness and practice of the principles of circular economy among built environment professionals”, Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Vol. 13 No.1, pp. 140-156.

    Asah-Kissiedu, M., Manu, P., Booth, C.A., Mahamadu, A.-M., and Agyekum, K. (2023), “Integrated safety, health and environmental management in the construction industry: Key organizational capability attributes”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 21 No. 6, pp. 1975-2007.

    Asiedu, R.O., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A.-M., Booth, C.A., Olomolaiye, P., Agyekum, K. and Abadi, M. (2023), “Critical skills for infrastructure procurement: insights from developing country contexts”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 21 No. 6, pp. 1948-1974.

    Agyekum, K., Botchway, S.Y., Adinyira, E. and Opoku, A. (2022), “Environmental performance indicators for assessing the sustainability of projects in the Ghanaian construction industry”, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, Vol. 11 No. 4, pp. 918-950.

    Agyekum, K., Opoku, A., Oppon, A.J. and Opoku, D-G. (2022) “Obstacles to green building project financing: an empirical study in Ghana”, International Journal of Construction Management, 22 No. 15, pp. 2922-2930.

    Agyekum, K., Pittri, H., Botchway, E.A., Amudjie, J., Kumah, V.M.A., Kotei-Martin, J.N. and Oduro, R.A. (2022), “Exploring the current technologies essential for health and safety in the Ghanaian construction Industry”, Merits 2022, Vol. 2 No. 4, pp. 314-330.

    Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E. and Oppon, A.J. (2022), “Factors limiting the adoption of hemp as an alternative sustainable material for green building delivery in Ghana”, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, Vol. 40 No. 2, pp. 202-218.

    Agyekum, K. and Hammond, S.F. (2022), “On the limited adoption of ‘vernacular materials and techniques’ for green building delivery in Ghana”, Academia Letters, pp. 4796. Available: https://doi.org/10.20935/AL4796.

    Agyekum, K., Kukah, A.S. and Amudjie, J. (2022), “The impact of COVID-19 on the construction industry in Ghana: the case of some selected firms”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 20 No. 1, pp. 222-244.

    Pierterse, B., Agyekum, K., Manu, P., Mohandes, S.R., Cheung, C. and Yunusa-Kaltungo, A. (2022), “Examining critical project management skills for successful delivery of major maintenance projects: insights from the United Kingdom energy sector”, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-07-2022-0658.

    Kumah, V.M.A., Agyekum, K., Botchway, E.A., Pittri, H. and Danso, F. (2022), “Examining Built Environment professionals’ willingness to pay for green buildings in Ghana”, Buildings, Vol. 12(2022), pp. 12122097.

    Sharar, M., Agyekum, K., Manu, P., Ibrahim, C.K.I.C., Mahamadu, A.-M., Antwi-Afari, M.F. and Danso, F.O. (2022), “Design for safety in construction: a study of design professionals in Kuwait”, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, DOI: 10.1108/IJBPA-01-2022-0015.

    Opoku, D-G., Agyekum, K. and Ayarkwa, J. (2022) “Drivers of environmental sustainability of construction projects: A thematic analysis of verbatim comments from Built Environment Consultants”, International Journal of Construction Management, 22 No. 6, pp. 1033-1041.

    Danso, F.O., Adinyira, E., Manu, P., Agyekum, K., Ahadzie, D.K. and Badu, E. (2022), “The mediating influence of local cultures on the relationship between factors of safety risk perception and Risk-Taking behavioural intention of construction site workers”, Safety Science, Vol. 145 (2022), pp. 105490.

    Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B.K., Tannor, R.A., Eshun, B.T.B. and Badu, E. (2022) “Factors influencing tender pricing strategies of construction SMEs in Ghana”. International Journal of Construction Management, Vol. 22 No. 3, pp. 387-399.

    Agyekum, A.K., Fugar, F.D.K., Agyekum, K., Akomea-Frimpong, I. and Hayford, P. (2022), “Barriers to stakeholder engagement in sustainable procurement of public works”, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-08-2021-0746.

    Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K., Manu, P., Abdul-Majeed, M. and Olomolaiye, P. (2022), “Lessening procurement deviations using procurement post reviews: Evidence from Ghana”, Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Vol. 27 No. 2, pp. 199-219.

    Gidigah, B.K., Agyekum, K. and Baiden, B.K. (2022) “Defining social value in the public procurement process for works”, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 29 No. 6, pp. 2245-2267.

    Ampratwum, G., Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E. and Duah, D. (2021), “A framework for the implementation of green certification of buildings in Ghana”, International Journal of Construction Management, 21 No. 12, pp. 1263-1277.

    Asah-Kissiedu, M., Manu, P., Booth, C.A., Mahamadu, A.-M., and Agyekum, K. (2021), “Integrated safety, health and environmental management in the construction industry: Key organizational capability attributes”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, DOI: 10.1108/JEDT-08-2021-0436.

    Asiedu, R.O., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A.-M., Booth, C.A., Olomolaiye, P., Agyekum, K. and Abadi, M. (2021), “Critical skills for infrastructure procurement: insights from developing country contexts”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, DOI: 10.1108/JEDT-08-2021-0437.

    Agyekum, K., Goodier, C. and Oppon, A.J. (2021), "Key drivers for green building project financing in Ghana", Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-02-2021-0131.

    Agyekum, K., Hammond, S.F. and Salgin, B. (2021), “Occupants’ perceived importance and satisfaction with the indoor environmental quality of a green building”, Built Environment Project and Asset Management, DOI: 10.1108/BEPAM-01-2020-0005.

    Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E. and Amudjie, J. (2021), "Ethical misconducts within the invitation to tender and tender and tender evaluation and award stages of construction contracts in Ghana", Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, DOI: 10.1108/JEDT-07-2020-0274.

    Agyekum, K., Ghansah, F.A., Tetteh, P.A. and Amudjie, J. (2021) "The role of Project Managers (PMs) in construction health and safety implementation in Ghana", Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology. DOI: 10.1108/JEDT-04-2020-0122.

    Gidigah, B.K., Agyekum, K. and Baiden, B.K. (2021) “Defining social value in the public procurement process for works”, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-10-2020-0848.

    Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A-M. and Olomolaiye, P. (2021), "Lessening procurement deviations using procurement post reviews: evidence from Ghana", Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, DOI: 10.1108/JFMPC-05-2020-0038.

    Adinyira, E., Adjei, E. A.-G., Agyekum, K. and Fugar, F.D.K. (2021) "Application of machine learning in predicting construction project profit in Ghanausing Support Vector Regression Algorithm (SVRA)", Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-08-2020-0618.

    Manu, P., Asiedu, R.O., Mahamadu, A.-M., Olomolaiye, P.O., Booth, C., Manu, E., Ajayi, S. and Agyekum, K. (2021), “Contribution of procurement capacity of public agencies to attainment of procurement objectives in infrastructure procurement”, Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, DOI: 10.1108/ECAM-06-2020-0375.

    Fei, W., Opoku, A., Agyekum, K., Oppon, J.A., Ahmed, V., Chen, C. and Lok, K.L. (2021), "The critical role of the construction industry in achieving the sustainable development goals (SDGs): Delivering projects for the common good", Sustainability, Vol. 13 (2021), pp. 1-21.

    Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Musah, L., Owusu-Manu, D-G. and Debrah, C. (2021) “Linking supply chain disruptions with organizational performance of construction firms: the moderating role of innovation”, Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction, Vol. 26 No. 1, pp. 158-180.

    Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Adjei-Kumi, T., Debrah, C. and Ekow, M.D. (2021) “Exploring the influence of religious elements on performance factors in developing countries: A case of the Ghanaian construction industry”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, Vol. 70 No. 7, pp. 1889-1906.

    Agyekum, K., Kissi, E. and Danku, C.J. (2020) “Professionals’ views of vernacular building materials and techniques for green building delivery in Ghana”, Scientific African, Vol.8 (2020), pp. e00424

    Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E. and Ampratwum, G. (2020) “Factors driving the adoption of green certification of buildings in Ghana”, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, DOI: 10.1108/SASBE-02-2019-0017.

    Agyekum, K., Kissi, E., Danku, J.C., Ampratwum, G. and Amegatsey, G. (2020) “Factors driving the career progression of construction project managers”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 18 No. 6, pp. 1773-1791.

    Adinyira, E., Manu, P., Agyekum, K., Mahamadu, A-M., and Olomaiye, P. (2020) "Violent behaviour on construction sites: structural equation modelling of its impact on unsafe behaviour using partial least squares", Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management, Vol. 27 No. 10, pp. 3363-3393.

    Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Adjei-Kumi, T., Debrah, C. and Ekow, M.D. (2020) “Exploring the influence of religious elements on performance factors in developing countries: A case of the Ghanaian construction industry”, International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, DOI: 10.1108/IJPPM-11-2019-0546.

    Ankomah, E.N., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2020) “Status of lean construction implementation among small and medium building contractors (SMBCs) in Ghana”, Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, Vol. 18 No. 6, pp. 1691-1709.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K., Opoku, D-J., Amponsah, A.A. (2020) “Barriers to the implementation of environmentally sustainable procurement in public universities”, International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 13 No. 1, pp. 24-41.

    Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B.K., Ebohon, O.J. and Ampratwum, G. (2020) Regeneration of Sub-Saharan Africa’s open marketplaces: A case for guilelessss stakeholder participation. Construction Economics and Building, Vol. 20 No. 2, pp. 165-180.

    Danku, J.C., Adjei-Kumi, T., Baiden, B.K. and Agyekum, K. (2020) “An exploratory study into social cost considerations in Ghanaian construction industry”, Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, Vol. 8, pp. 14-29.

    Danku, J.C., Agyekum, K. and Asare, F.T. (2020) “Professionals’ perceptions on construction progress measurement methods used in Ghana”. World Journal of Engineering and Technology, Vol. 8, pp. 145-158.

    Danku, J.C., Agyekum, K. and Asare, F.T. (2020) “Critical barriers to traditional project progress measurement: Perspectives of Ghanaian construction professionals”, Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, Vol. 8, pp. 119-137

    Agyekum, K., Blay, K. and Opoku, A. (2019) “Mechanisms for preventing rising damp in new building infrastructure”, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, Vol. 37 No. 1, pp. 87-107.

    Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E., Baiden, B.K., Ampratwum, G. and Duah, D. (2019) “Barriers to the adoption of green certification of buildings: A thematic analysis of verbatim comments from Built Environment Professionals”. Journal of Engineering, Design and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1108/JEDT-01-2019-0028.

    Blay, K., Agyekum, K. and Opoku, A. (2019) “Actions, attitudes and beliefs of occupants in managing dampness in buildings”, International Journal of Building Pathology and Adaptation, Vol. 37 No. 1, pp. 42-53.

    Manu, P., Agyekum, K., Mahamadu, A-M., Olomolaiye, P. and Adinyira, E. (2019) “Differences in stakeholder ability in addressing unethical practices: Insights from the surveying profession”. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice”, Vol. 145 No. 4, pp. 04019011.

    Ampratwum, G., Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E. and Duah, D. (2019) “A framework for the implementation of green certification of buildings in Ghana”. International Journal of Construction Management,  https://doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2019.1613207.

    Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B.K., Tannor, R.A., Asamoah, G.E. and Andam, E.T. (2019) “Impact of project monitoring and evaluation practices on construction project success criteria in Ghana”. Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Vol. 9 No. 3, pp. 364-382.

    Opoku, D-G., J., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2019) “Barriers to environmental sustainability of construction projects”, Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, Vol. 8 No. 4, pp. 292-306

    Baltharzzar, O.L., Baiden, B.K. and Agyekum, K. (2019) “Compliance with transparency provisions in the Public Procurement Act, 2003 (Act 663)”. International Journal of Procurement Management, Vol. 12 No. 1, pp. 112-133.

    Asman, G.E., Kissi, E., Agyekum, K., Baiden, B.K. and Badu, E. (2019) “Critical components of environmentally sustainable buildings design practices of office buildings in Ghana”, Vol. 26 (2019), 100925.

    Ampratwum, G., Agyekum, K. and Adinyira, E. (2019) “The need for governmental policies and strategies in green building certification in Ghana” Acta Technica Corveniensis, Vol. 12 No. 4, pp. 37-42.

    Danso, A.K., Atuahene, B.T. and Agyekum, K. (2019) “Accessibility of built infrastructure facilities for persons with disabilities”, International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 17 No. 4, pp. 185-192.

    Agyekum, K. (2018) “State-of-the-art review of current literature and development studies on recycled aggregate concrete”, Acta Technica Corviniensis-Bulletin of Engineering, Vol. 11 No. 3, pp. 121-134.

    Agyekum, K., Simons, B. and Botchway, S.Y. (2018) “Factors influencing the performance of safety programmes in the Ghanaian construction industry”, Acta Structilia, Vol. 25 No. 2, pp. 39-68.

    Baiden, B.K., Agyekum, K. and Atuahene, B.T. (2018) “Client-contractor relations on construction projects in Ghana”, International Journal of Project Organization and Management, Vol. 10 No. 4, pp. 333-351.

    Owusu-Manu, D., Addy, M.N., Agyekum, K. and Aidoo, C. (2017) “Exploring the critical success factors of Ghanaian Built Environment Consulting Firms”, International Journal of Construction Project Management, Vol. 9 No. 2, pp. 137-152.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Opoku, D.J. (2017) “Fire Safety Preparedness in the Central Business District of Kumasi”, Asian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp. 4169-4175.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Salgin, B. (2017) “Diagnosing damp in a tropical building: Applying theory to practice”, International Journal of Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Vol. 6 No. 3, pp. 44-50.

    Agyekum, K. and Salgin, B. (2017) “Diagnosing Rising Damp in Residential Buildings: Lessons from Three Cases”, International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 15 No.3, pp. 159-168.

    Agyekum, K., Salgin, B. and Danso, A.K. (2017) “Creating awareness on the negative impact of dampness on the health of occupants: A case for inhabitants living in damp buildings in Ghana”, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol.8, pp. 611-627.

    Agyekum, K., Salgin, B. and Kwablah, N.M. (2017) “Collaboration in the Ghanaian Construction Industry: Perceived barriers and benefits”, Eurasian Journal of Civil Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 1-12.

    Agyekum, K. (2017) “Rising damp in buildings: A challenge to infrastructure development in Africa”, Real Estate Journal, Vol. 2 No. 1, pp. 22-29.

    Salgin, B., Akgün, A, Co?gun, N. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “Construction waste reduction through BIM-Based site management approach”, International Journal of Engineering Technologies, Vol. 3 No. 3, pp. 135-142.

    Salgin, B., Bayram, O.F., Akgun, A. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “Sustainable Features of Vernacular Architecture: Housing of Eastern Black Sea Region as a Case Study”,

    arts, Vol. 6 No. 11, pp. 1-14.

    Ankomah, E.N., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “A Theoretical Review of Lean Implementation Within Construction SMEs”, Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 1675-1688.

    Hackman, J.K., Agyekum, K. and Smith, B. (2017) “Challenges to the Adoption of Knowledge Management in Civil Engineering Construction Firms in Ghana”, International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 15 No.1, pp. 87-95.

    Danso, A.K., Tudzi, E.P. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “Promoting Education on Inclusive Design of the Built Environment at KNUST”, Modern Management Science and Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 11-25.

    Danso, A.K., Tudzi, E.P., Hammond, S. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “Accessibility of the central business district of Kumasi: Perceptions of persons with disabilities”, Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 37 No. 3, pp. 80-93.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Amoah, P. (2016) “Post Occupancy Evaluation of Postgraduate Students’ Hostel Facilities and Services”, Journal of Building Performance, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 97-104.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Amoah, P. (2016) “Challenges to fire safety management in multi storey students’ hostels”, Modern Management Science and Engineering, Vol. 4 No. 1, pp. 53-61.

    Adjarko, H., Agyekum, K. and Offei, I. (2016) “Incorporating Environmental Sustainability into Construction Procurement at the District Assembly Level in Ghana”, International Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 31-41. 

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Amoah, P. (2016) “Built and forgotten: Unveiling the defects associated with the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Jubilee house in Kumasi”, Journal of Building Performance, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 23-34.

    Osei-Bonsu, N., Kissi, E. and Agyekum, K. (2016) “The Growth of Quality Assurance for Public Works Procurement in Ghana: Problems and Critical Success Factors” International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, Vol. 6 No.2, pp. 211-220.

    Adjarko, H., Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Amoah, P. (2016) “Implementation of Environmentally Sustainable Construction Principles (ESCPs) in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, Vol. 6 No. 2, pp. 585-593.

    Opoku, D. Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2016) “Factors Inhibiting the Use of Bamboo in Building Construction in Ghana: Perceptions of Construction Professionals”, Materials Science and Applications, Vol. 7 No. 1, pp. 83-88.

    Appiagyei, A.A., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2016) “Environmental Considerations in Procurement Decisions: A Literature Review”, Sustainability in Environment, Vol. 1 No. 1, pp. 40-53.

    Agyekum, K. Ayarkwa, J. and De-Graft, J.O. (2016) “Fire Safety Awareness and Management in Multi-Storey Students’ Hostels”, Asian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 7 No. 5, pp. 2984-2992.

    Adjarko, H., Gemadzie, J. and Agyekum, K. (2016) “Construction Related Environmental Laws and Policies in Ghana: A Literature Review”, Asian Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 4 No. 2, pp. 329-338.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Acheampong, A. (2015) “Incorporating Information Technology in Quantity Surveying Practice in Ghana: Challenges and Benefits”, International Journal of Engineering, Vol. 13 No. 4, pp. 49-56.

    Agyekum, K. (2015) “Rising Damp in Ghanaian Buildings: An Issue Worth Addressing”, The Quantity Surveyor, Magazine of the Ghana Institution of Surveyors-QS Division, October 2015, pp. 22-28.

    Somiah, M.K., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2015) “Assessing House Owners’ Level of Awareness on the National Building Regulations, L.I. 1630, in the Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis”, African Journal of Applied Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 170-178.

    Opoku, D., Hackman, J.K., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2015) “Assessing areas and trends of bamboo usage in building construction in Ghana”, African Journal of Applied Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 46-57. 

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Koranteng, C. (2014) “A Holistic Survey of Dampness in a Six Bedroom Residential Apartment”, Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 30-45.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adinyira, E. (2014) “A Holistic Survey of Dampness in a Three Bedroom Residential Bungalow in Kumasi, Ghana”, Case Studies in Construction Materials, Vol 1 (2014), pp. 125-137.

    Agyekum, K. and Ayarkwa, J. (2014) “A Two-Stage Approach to Damp Investigation in a Three Bedroom Residential Building in Kumasi, Ghana”, Journal of Building Performance, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 50-61.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Koranteng, C. (2014) “Holistic Diagnosis of Rising Damp and Salt Attack in Two Residential Buildings in Kumasi, Ghana” Journal of Construction Engineering, Vol. 2014, pp. 1-13, Hindawi Publishing Cooporation. Available http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014398627.

    Agyekum, K. and Ayarkwa, J. (2014) “Diagnosing Rising Damp in the Walls of a Six Bedroom Residential Apartment in Kumasi, Ghana” International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol. 3, No. 5, pp. 1174-1198.

    Agyekum, K. and Ayarkwa, J. (2014) “Dampness in Walls of Residential Buildings: The Views of Building Construction Professionals in Ghana”, Africa Development and Resources Research Institute Journal, Vol. 7, No. 7(2), pp. 19-36.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Koranteng, C. and Adinyira, E. (2014) “An Overview of Damp Remediation Measures Practiced by Building Occupants in Ghana”, Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal and Valuation, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 347-359.

    Acheampong, A., Ayarkwa, J., Hackman, J.K. and Agyekum, K. (2014) “Factors inhibiting the use of indigenous building materials (IBM) in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, Africa Development and Resources Research Institute (ADDRI) Journal, Vol. 8, No. 8(2), pp. 1-15.

    Ayarkwa, J., Acheampong, A., Hackman, J.K. and Agyekum, K. (2014) “Environmental Impact of Construction Site Activities in Ghana”, Africa Development and Resources Institute (ADDRI) Journal, Vol. 9, No.  9(2), pp. 1-19.

    Baiden, B.K., Agyekum, K. and Ofori-Kuragu, J.K. (2014) “Perceptions on Barriers to the Use of Burnt Clay Bricks for Housing Construction”, Journal of Construction Engineering, Vol. 2014, pp. 1-7. Available http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/502961.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Koranteng, C. (2014) “Perceptions of Building Occupants on Effectiveness of Practiced Damp Remediation Measures in Ghana”, Journal of Environmental and Earth Science, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 121-131.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Koranteng, C. and Adinyira, E. (2013) “An Overview of the Symptoms Associated with Dampness in Walls of Residential Buildings in Major Towns in Ghana”, Civil and Environmental Research, Vol. 3, No. 9, pp. 1-9.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Koranteng, C. and Adinyira, E. (2013) “Preliminary Assessment of Dampness in Walls of Residential Buildings in Four Climatic Zones in Ghana”, Journal of Sustainable Development, Vol. 6, No. 9, pp. 51-61.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Koranteng, C. and Adinyira, E. (2013) “Level of Knowledge of Building Occupants on Dampness in Walls of Residential Buildings in Ghana”, Modern Management Science and Engineering, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 171-184.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adjei-Kumi, T. (2013) “Minimizing Materials Wastage in Construction- A Lean Construction Approach”, Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 125-146.

    Ayarkwa, J., Acheampong, A. and Agyekum, K. (2013) “Residents’ Satisfaction with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust Housing in Ghana”, Engineering Management Research, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 29-40.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adinyira, E. (2012) “Consultants’ Perspectives on Materials Waste Reduction in Ghana”, Engineering Management Research, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp.  ISSN: 1927-7318.

     Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Acheampong, A. (2012) “Ghanaian Construction Professionals’ Perception on Challenges to Female Retention in the Construction Industry”, Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 360-376.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Adinyira, E. (2012) “Perceptions of Undergraduate Construction Students on Industrial Training in Ghana”, Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 68-79.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K., Adinyira, E. and Osei-Asibey, D. (2012) “Perspectives for the Implementation of Lean Construction in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 345-359.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Adinyira, E. (2011) “Barriers to Successful Implementation of Lean Construction in the Ghanaian Building Industry”, Journal of Construction, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 3-11.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Adinyira, E. (2011) “Exploring Waste Minimization Measures in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, Built Environment Journal, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 22-30.

     

    Refereed Conference Papers with exact References

    Agyekum, K., Adinyira E., Amudjie, J., Pittri, H., Dompey, A.M.A., Oppon, J. A., Jantuah, S. K., Tackey-Otoo, E. and Agyemang, N.K. (2023), “If Others Are, Why Not Ghana? A Case for Industrial Hemp Application in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, In Amos-Abanyie, S., Amoako, C., Adinyira, E., Kwofie, T.E., Agyekum, K., Addy, M.N., Ejohwoma, O. and Aigbavboa, C. (Eds.), Proceedings 8th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-22 November, 2023, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 23-24.

    Ansah, N.B., Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Aidoo, I. (2023), “Systematic Review of Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) Towards Construction Emission Mitigation in the African Region”, In Amos-Abanyie, S., Amoako, C., Adinyira, E., Kwofie, T.E., Agyekum, K., Addy, M.N., Ejohwoma, O. and Aigbavboa, C. (Eds.), Proceedings 8th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-22 November, 2023, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 25.

    Gidigah, B.K., Agyekum, K. and Baiden, B.K. (2023), “A Conceptual Framework for Integrating Social Value into Construction Procurement”, In Amos-Abanyie, S., Amoako, C., Adinyira, E., Kwofie, T.E., Agyekum, K., Addy, M.N., Ejohwoma, O. and Aigbavboa, C. (Eds.), Proceedings 8th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-22 November, 2023, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 32.

    Gidigah, B.K., Agyekum, K. and Baiden, B.K. (2023), “Assessing socially innovative policies and practices in construction procurement in the built environment: Lessons for Ghana”, In Amos-Abanyie, S., Amoako, C., Adinyira, E., Kwofie, T.E., Agyekum, K., Addy, M.N., Ejohwoma, O. and Aigbavboa, C. (Eds.), Proceedings 8th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-22 November, 2023, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 37.

    Dompey, A.M.A., Pittri, H., Agyekum, K., Ayebeng Botchway, E., Salgin, B., Tackey Otoo, E. and Atuahene, B.T. (2023), “Importance of Design for Deconstruction (Dfd): The Views of Design Professionals in Ghana”, In Amos-Abanyie, S., Amoako, C., Adinyira, E., Kwofie, T.E., Agyekum, K., Addy, M.N., Ejohwoma, O. and Aigbavboa, C. (Eds.), Proceedings 8th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-22 November, 2023, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, pp.39-40.

    Kumah, V.M.A., Agyekum, K., Ayebeng Botchway, E., Pittri, H., Salgin, B., Parisi, L., Tackey-Otoo, E. and Atuahene, B.T. (2023), “Design FOR Circularity (DfC) in Construction: A Mini-Scoping Review of the Strategies”, In Amos-Abanyie, S., Amoako, C., Adinyira, E., Kwofie, T.E., Agyekum, K., Addy, M.N., Ejohwoma, O. and Aigbavboa, C. (Eds.), Proceedings 8th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-22 November, 2023, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 41-42.

    Williams, J., Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, K. (2023), “Identification of Barriers to Health and Safety Knowledge Transfer from the Construction Industry to the Community”, In Amos-Abanyie, S., Amoako, C., Adinyira, E., Kwofie, T.E., Agyekum, K., Addy, M.N., Ejohwoma, O. and Aigbavboa, C. (Eds.), Proceedings 8th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 19-22 November, 2023, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, pp.

    Oppon, J.A., Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Bamfo-Agyei-E. (2023), “The production of sustainable concrete using cleaner production principles: A review”, In Pocs. 2nd Green Building Research Conference, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana, 27-29 July 2023, pp. 58. Springer Publishing.

    Ansah, N.B., Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Aidoo, I. (2021) "Responsible material sourcing: an assessment of factors influencing construction material sustainability", In: Laryea, S. and Essah, E. (eds) Procs West Africa Built Environment Research Conference, 9-11 August 2021, Accra, Ghana, pp. 805-821.

    Amudjie, J. and Agyekum, K. (2021), “The case for adopting the concept of circular economy in the Ghanaian building industry: Lessons from literature survey. In: Procs. The Economic Forum 2021International Research and Innovation Conference, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 15-16 July.

    Ankomah, E.N., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2020) “The need for capacity building of SMEs for lean construction adoption: A literature review”. In Procs. 8th International Conference on Innovative Production and Construction, Hong Kong, pp. 212-219.

    Ansah, N.B., Adinyira, E., Agyekum, K. and Aidoo, I. (2020) “Bibliometric study on particle emissions of natural and alternative building materials”. In Procs. International Sustainable Ecological Engineering Design for Society (SEEDS) Conference, UK, pp. 53.

    Adinyira, E., Manu, P., Mahamadu, A-M., Olomolaiye, P. and Agyekum, K. (2018) “Curbing unethical practices associated with preferential allocation of construction contracts in Ghana: Survey professionals’ perception of who should lead the way? In Ofori, G. and Egbu, C. (Eds) Proceeding of the International Conference on Professionalism and Ethics in Construction CIB TG 95 Conference. London South Bank University, UK, 21-22 November 2018, pp. 92-100.  DOI 10.18744/CONF.2018009.

    Ankomah, E.N., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2018) “Conceptual framework for capability and capacity building of SMEs for lean construction adoption”, In: Procs. 26th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction (IGLC), González, V.A. (ed.), Chennai, India, pp. 231-239. DOI: doi.org/10.24928/2018/0495

    Appiagyei, A.A., Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Opoku, D.J. (2018) “Barriers to the implementation of environmentally sustainable procurement in public universities”, In Procs 7th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, 28-30 March 2018, pp. 170-179.

    Opoku, D.J., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2018) “Barriers to the adoption of environmental sustainability at the design stage of projects”, In Procs 7th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Lagos, Nigeria, 28-30 March 2018, pp. 7-16.

    Ampratwum, G., Agyekum, K. and Mahamadu, A.M. (2018) “Green building certification in Ghana: The need for governmental policies and strategies”, In Procs. 1st Postgraduate Applied Research Conference in Africa, 21-23 February 2018, Accra-Ghana, pp. 18.

    Agyekum, K., Salgin, B. and Kwablah, N.M. (2017) “Collaboration in the Ghanaian Construction Industry: Perceived Barriers and Benefits”, In Procs 2nd International Conference on Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nevsiher, Turkey, 8-10 May 2017, pp. 157-167.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Salgin, B. (2017) “A Methodology for Diagnosing Damp in a Tropical Building”, In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 41-52.

    Agyekum, K., Salgin, B. and Danso, A.K. (2017) “The Health Impacts of Damp Housing Conditions: Lessons for Inhabitants Living in Damp Tropical Buildings”, In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 257-269.

    Akakpo, S., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “A Conceptual Framework to Evaluate Road Users’ Satisfaction of George Walker Bush Highway, Ghana”, In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 112-120.

    Danso, A.K., Atuahene, B.T. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “Assessing the Accessibility of Built Infrastructure Facilities for Persons with Disabilities: A Case of the Sofoline Interchange”, In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 77.

    Opoku, D.J., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “A Conceptual Framework of Push Factors for Implementing Environmentally Sustainable Construction Practices” In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 12-20

    Atuahene, B.T., Baiden, B.K. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “Factors Affecting Client-Contractor Relationship in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 62-70.

    Ankomah, E.N., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2017) “A Theoretical Review of Lean Implementation within Construction SMEs”, In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 71-83.

    Owusu-Manu, D., Addy, M.N., Agyekum, K., Aidoo, C. and Okide, C. (2017) “Exploring the Critical Success Factors of the Built Environment Consulting Firms in Ghana”, In Procs 6th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana, 12-14 April 2017, pp. 139-151.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Amoah, P. (2016) “Fire Safety Awareness and Management in Multi-Storey Students’ Hostels”, In Procs 5th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 10-12 July 2016, pp. 426-438.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Amoah, P. and Boateng, B.E. (2016) “Challenges to Fire Safety Management in Multi-Storey Students’ Hostels”, In Procs 5th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 10-12 July 2016, pp. 439-446.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Koranteng, C. (2016) “Controlling Rising Damp in New Buildings: Field Trials of Proposed Treatment Methods”, In Procs 5th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, 10-12 July 2016, pp. 447-466.

    Agyekum, K., Boateng, B.E. and Opoku, J.D. (2016) “Fire Safety Preparedness in the Central Business District of Kumasi, Ghana”, In Procs 3rd International Conference on Applied Science and Technology, Kumasi Polytechnic, 28th-29th September 2016, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 76-88.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Acheampong, A. (2015) “Post Occupancy Evaluation of Postgraduate Hostel Facilities and Services at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi”, In Procs 2nd International Conference on Applied Science and Technology, Kumasi Polytechnic, 28th-30th October 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 67.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Opoku Ware, S.N. (2015) “Built and Forgotten: Unveiling the Defects Associated with the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Jubilee House in Kumasi”, In Procs 2nd International Conference on Applied Science and Technology, Kumasi Polytechnic, 28th-30th October 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 75.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Opoku Ware, S.N. (2015) “Perceptions of Quantity Surveyors on Challenges to and Benefits of Incorporating Information Technology in Quantity Surveying Practice in Ghana”, In Procs 2nd International Conference on Applied Science and Technology, Kumasi Polytechnic, 28th-30th October 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 76.

    Agyekum, K. and Ayarkwa, J. (2015) “Diagnosing rising damp: Lessons from three residential buildings in Kumasi”, In Procs 8th Annual GRASAG-KNUST International Research Conference, 25th March 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 53.

    Somiah, M.K., Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Hackman, J.K. (2015) “Factors contributing to the construction of unauthorized residential buildings in Ghana”, In Procs 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 25-26 March 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 156-172.

    Hackman, J.K., Acheampong, A., Agyekum, K. and Ayarkwa, J. (2015) “Factors affecting site supervision in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, In Procs 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 25-26 March 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 341-352.

    Owusu-Manu, D., Badu, E., Agyekum, K. and Akom, J.B. (2015) “Rethinking research utilization in the built environment: A critical look at push and pull factors”, In Procs 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 25-26 March 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 566-582.

    Adjarko, H., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2015) “Incorporating Environmental Sustainability into Construction Procurement at the District Assembly Level in Ghana”, In Procs 6th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 10-12 August 2015, Accra, Ghana, 669-689.

    Owusu-Manu, D., Badu, E., Agyekum, K. and Akom, J.B. (2015) “Putting Research into Practice: Exploring the Inherent Challenges of Research Uptake in the Built Environment Faculties in Ghana”, In Procs 6th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 10-12 August 2015, Accra, Ghana, 669-689.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Adinyira, E. (2014) “A Case Study of Dampness in a Three Bedroom Residential Building at Deduako, Kumasi”, In Procs 3rd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 17-19 March 2014, Abeokuta, Nigeria, pp. 351-365.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J. and Koranteng, C. (2014) “A Holistic Survey of Dampness in a Three Bedroom Residential Bungalow in Kumasi, Ghana”, In Procs 3rd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 17-19 March 2014, Abeokuta, Nigeria, pp. 366-384.

    Opoku, D., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2014) “Assessing Areas and Trends of Bamboo Usage in Building Construction in Ghana”, In Procs 8th Construction Industry Development Board (cidb) Postgraduate Conference, 10-11 February 2014, University of the Witwatersreand, Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 131-141.

    Opoku, D., Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2014) “Factors Influencing the Use of Bamboo in Building Construction in Ghana: Perceptions of Architects and Building Contractors”, In Procs 1st Bamboo Colloquium. CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana, Fumesua- Kumasi, April 29-30, 2014.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Koranteng, C. and Adinyira, E. (2013) “Level of Knowledge of Building Occupants on Dampness in Walls of Residential Buildings in Ghana”, In Procs 2nd Applied Research Conference in Africa (ARCA), 8-10 August 2013, Kumasi-Ghana, pp. 194-205.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Koranteng, C. and Adinyira, E. (2013) “Assessment of Dampness in Walls of Residential Buildings in Four Climatic Zones in Ghana”, In Procs 2nd Applied Research Conference in Africa (ARCA), 8-10 August 2013, Kumasi-Ghana, pp. 194-205.

    Agyekum, K., Ayarkwa, J., Koranteng, C. and Adinyira, E. (2013) “Level of Practice and Effectiveness of Damp Remediation Measures in Walls of Residential Buildings in Ghana”, In Procs: 3rd International Conference on Design, Development and Research (DDR), 18-20 July 2013, Faculty of Art, College of Art and Social Sciences, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 297-311.

    Ayarkwa, J. and Agyekum, K. (2012) “Consultants’ Perspectives on Materials Waste Reduction in Ghana”, In: Badu, E., Dinye, R., Ahadzie, D. and Owusu-Manu, D. (Eds) Procs of 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana. Pp. 684-697.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Acheampong, A. (2012) “Ghanaian Construction Professionals’ Perception on Challenges to Female Retention in the Construction Industry”, In: Badu, E., Dinye, R., Ahadzie, D. and Owusu-Manu, D. (Eds) Procs of 1st International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, Kumasi, Ghana.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Adinyira, E. (2011) “Exploring Waste Minimization Measures in the Ghanaian Construction Industry” In Laryea, S., Leiringer, R. and Hughes, W. (Eds) Proc. West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 19-21 July 2011, Accra, Ghana, pp. 443-452.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Adinyira, E. (2011) “Barriers to sustainable implementation of Lean Construction in the Ghanaian Building Industry” In Proceedings 6th Built Environment Conference, 31st July-2nd August 2011. Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 67-83. ISBN: 978-0-86970-713-5.

    Ayarkwa, J., Agyekum, K. and Adinyira, E. (2011) “Perspectives for the Implementation of Lean Construction in the Ghanaian Construction Industry”, In Proceedings 6th Built Environment Conference, 31st July- 2nd August 2011. Johannesburg, South Africa, pp. 37-54. ISBN: 978-0-86970-713-5.

    Ayarkwa, J. Adinyira, E. and Agyekum, K. (2011) “Industrial Training in Ghana: Perceptions of the Undergraduate Construction Student”, In Laryea, S., Leiringer, R. and Hughes, W. (Eds) Proc. West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 19-21 July 2011, Accra, Ghana, pp. 617-627.

    Ayarkwa, J., Ayirebi, D. and Agyekum, K. (2010) “Minimizing Environmental Impact of Construction in Ghana”, In Proceedings: Third International Conference on Research and Development, Nov. 24-25, 2010, Accra-Ghana.


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