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A comparative view of UK and Vietnamese civil engineering students on sustainable construction

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posted on 04.05.2012, 11:22 by Thanh T. Le, Chris GoodierChris Goodier, H.H. Pham, M.N. Soutsos
Sustainable construction in the future will be influenced significantly by the beliefs and actions of Civil Engineer students studying at university today. This paper presents a comparative investigation of the appreciation and attitudes regarding sustainable construction of final year Civil Engineering students currently at The National University of Civil Engineering (NUCE) in Vietnam, and the universities of Loughborough and Liverpool in the UK. Preliminary results indicate that students at all three universities appreciate the importance of the development of sustainable construction and have positive attitudes with regards to sustainability. Design and Materials were two issues generally considered the most important and were also thought to be covered adequately on the courses.

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  • Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering

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LE, T.T. ... et al., 2011. A comparative view of UK and Vietnamese civil engineering students on sustainable construction. Presented at CIB W-107 International Conference on Construction in Developing Countries: Innovation and Sustainable Construction in Developing Countries, 1st-3rd November 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam.

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Construction Publishing House

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AM (Accepted Manuscript)

Publication date

2011

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This conference paper is closed access.

ISBN

9786048200015

Language

en

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