Associate Professor Graham Brewer is at the University of Newcastle, Australia, where he researches in the field of innovation in construction and teaches the business management of construction firms.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Evaluating the Impact of Transdisciplinary Problem-based Learning on Student Attitude to Design and the Environment

An evaluation of the effectiveness of transdisciplinary, problem-based learning approach to design and the environment in an undergraduate context, using New Environmental Paradigm metrics.

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Fostering Transdisciplinary Approaches to Design and the Environment

Identifies the desirability of fostering transdisciplinarity in design students, suggesting the learning contract as an appropriate vehicle to achieve this, evaluating its effectiveness in a design and the environment context.

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Profiling Consumer Attitudes to Retail Spaces: Shopping Centres as ‘Place’

This paper reveals shoppers’ attitudes and behaviours in relation to retail environments, the designs of which are only justifiable if they provide an acceptable mix of experiences for all users.

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Sustainable Retail Spaces: Establishing the Profile of a "Green Population"

This paper describes the "green" population – those who by their attitudes and/or behaviour, align with a sustainable social agenda. It reveals their expectations in relation to sustainable retail environments.

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Published online: March 3, 2014

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Evaluating the Impact of a Reinforcement Location Device on Quality and Productivity during Construction of Reinforced Blockwork Walls

A new product called Blockaid has been developed in order to overcome problems of speed of erection and quality control during the construction of a reinforced concrete block retaining wall.

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Published online: June 4, 2014

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Socially Sustainable Suburbia: Linking Neighbourhood Characteristics to Health Outcomes in an Ageing Population

This paper examines the increasing evidence that indicates the physical environment plays a critical role in determining individual health outcomes for health in later life.

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