Opportunities in Asia: An Assessment of Construction Trends, Needs, and Potential Collaborations

Civil Engineering Research Foundation, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0257-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0257-4 (ISBN-10), 1998, Soft Cover, Pg. xxiv 276
28 cm., Report 97-5040
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book

Abstract: This book presents findings of a 1996 technology assessment mission to East Asia that examined the levels of technology is use and current research and development trends in the design and construction industries of China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan. Other areas of focus include the role of government- and industry-supported research and development in expediting design and construction innovation, key collaborative opportunities for U.S. industry, the development and application of cleaner design and construction technologies, construction-related import and export potential, and processes used to introduce new technologies into practice. The report makes recommendations for U.S. industry concerning technology needs and collaborative potential among the targeted East Asian design and construction industries

Subject Headings: Construction management | Innovation | Construction industry | Research and development | Developing countries | Government | Asia | China | Malaysia | East Asia | Taiwan | Hong Kong | Singapore | South Korea


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