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Kathryn Davies

Lecturer
School of Building Construction
Location: Building 113, Room 2003

Publications

Puolitaival, T., Davies, K., & Kähkönen, K. (2019). Digital technologies and related competences in construction management in the era of fast-paced digitalisation. CIB World Building Congress 2019 Constructing Smart Cities (Vol. 08 Smart Services).

Carson, V., & Davies, K. (2019). Managing company responsibility for mental health in the New Zealand construction industry. CIB World Building Congress 2019 Constructing Smart Cities (Vol. 03 Smart Planning, Design &Construction).

Lipsham, T., Davies, K., & Kestle, L. (2018). The impact of fatigue on workforce sustainability in the construction industry. Do, K., Sutrisna, M., Cooper-Cooke, B. & Olatunji. O. 42nd Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference: Educating building professionals for the future in the globalised world (Vol. 3: Sustainability).

Samorow, D., Davies, K., Puolitaival, T., & Kestle, L. (2018). Last Planner System: Views of main contractors and subcontractors within the New Zealand construction industry. Do, K., Sutrisna, M., Cooper-Cooke, B. & Olatunji. O. 42nd Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference: Educating building professionals for the future in the globalised world (Vol. 1: Innovation).

Davies, K., Wilkinson, S., & McMeel, D. (2017). Baby steps with BIM - learning to walk the talk. I Brilakis & R Sacks, Proceedings of Lean & Computing in Construction Congress (LC3) (Vol. Volume I - Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Computing in Construction (JC3)).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4073

Davies, K., Wilkinson, S., & McMeel, D. (2017). A review of specialist role definitions in BIM guides and standards. Journal of Information Technology in Construction (ITcon) (Vol. 22).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4126

Davies, K., McMeel, D., and Wilkinson, S. (2016). Making friends with Frankenstein: Experiences with hybrid BIM. Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management (Vol. 24(1)).

Birchmore, R., Davies, K., Etherington, P., Tait, R., & Pivac, A. (2016). Overheating in Auckland homes: testing and interventions in full-scale and simulated houses. Building Research & Information (Vol. 45(1-2) Special Issue: Overheating in buildings: adaptation responses).

Puolitaival, T., Davies, K., Kestle, L., Forsythe, P., & Kahkonen, K. (2016). Virtual construction project management environment. Wellington, NZ, Ako Aotearoa (National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4146

Puolitaival, T., Kestle, L., Davies, K., & Forsythe, P. (2015). Assessment in virtual design and construction education. In RICS, Paper presented at Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors COBRA-AUBEA Joint International Conference.

Davies, K., McMeel, D., and Wilkinson, S. (2015). Soft skill requirements in a BIM project team. J. Beetz, T. Hartmann, L. van Berlo, R. Amor, Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference of CIB W78.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3239

Davies, K., McMeel, D., and Wilkinson, S. (2014). Practice vs. prescription - An examination of the defined roles in the NZ BIM Handbook. R. Issa & I. Flood, Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering, ICCCBE2014 and 2014 CIB W078.

Davies, K. (2014). The impact of building information modelling (BIM) on professional roles, relationships and skills in the architecture/engineering/construction industry. Proceedings of the 4th New Zealand Built Environment Research Symposium (NZBERS).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/4199

Davies, K., McMeel, D., and Wilkinson, S. (2013). Mapping roles in an altered landscape: The impact of BIM on designer-constructor relationships. Z. Ma, J. Zhang, Z, Hu, & H. Guo, Proceedings of CIB W78 30th International Conference on Applications of IT in the AEC Industry.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2785

Fuemana, J., Puolitaival, T., and Davies, K. (2013). Last Planner System - a step towards improving the productivity of New Zealand Construction. _, 21st Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction - IGLC 21.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2784

Shahwe, T., Davies, K., and Carson, C. (2013). The impact of mega events on construction planning, processes and performance: Auckland's experience of the Rugby World Cup 2011. S. Kajewski, K. Manley & K.Hampson, Proceedings of the 19th International CIB World Building Congress.

Davies, K., Birchmore, R., and Tait, R. (2013). Use of roof space ventilation to address summertime overheating in New Zealand houses. S. Kajewski, K. Manley & K. Hampson, Proceedings of the 19th International CIB World Building Congress.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2256

Davies, K., and Prigg, C. (2013). Integrating mobile technologies into the construction classroom: Drivers and constraints for ubiquitous computing. V. Gonzalez & T. W. Yiu, 38th Annual Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2782

Baker, C., and Davies, K. (2013). Quantity surveyors perceptions of the role and capability of tertiary education in New Zealand. V. Gonzalez & T. W. Yiu, Proceedings of 38th Annual Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA) Conference.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2783

Birchmore, R., Tait, R., and Davies, K. (2012). The impacts of high performance glazing on typical light timber framed houses in a New Zealand winter. Skates, H. Proceedings of the 46th Annual Conference of the Architectural Science Association (ANZAScA) 2012 : Building on Knowledge: Theory and Practice.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2252

Tait, R., Birchmore, R., and Davies, K. (2011). The impact of changing the glazing on thermal performance of simple timber houses. Proceedings of the World Sustainable Building Conference, ISBN 978-951-758-531-6.

Davies, K. (2010). IT Barometer New Zealand - A Survey of Computer Use and Attitudes in the New Zealand Construction Industry. Proceedings of CIB W78 2010 - Applications of IT in the AEC Industry. Cairo, Egypt, 16-18 November.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2254

Davies, K., and Parker, T. (2009). Understanding and managing early-career expectations of construction students. 34th AUBEA Annual Conference ProceedingsManaging change - challenges in education and construction for the 21st century.

Harfield, T., Kenley, R., Panko, M., and Davies, K. (2008). Up-skilling the New Zealand construction industry: A critique of the learning options. In Haigh, R., and Amaratunga, D. (Eds). Proceedings of CIB W89: International Conference in Building Education and Research BEAR2008 'Building resilience' conference. Salford, UK: University of Salford. (Vol. CD Rom).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2259

Davies, K. (2008). Barriers or constraints? A review of development issues as they apply to construction IT. In Rischmoller, L. (Ed). CIB W78 25th International Conference on Information Technology. Santiago, Chile: Clara Correa Imprenta (Vol. CD Rom).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2253

Davies, K., and Birchmore, R. (2008). Getting to yes - Agreeing research project marks without tears. Auckland. In Proceedings of 2008 Conference of the Australasian Universities Building Education Association (AUBEA), Auckland. (Vol. CD Rom).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2255

Harfield, T., Panko, M., Davies, K., and Kenley, R. (2007). Towards a learning-styles profile of construction students: Results from New Zealand. International Journal of Construction Education and Research (Vol. 3 3).

Harfield, T., Davies, K., Hede, J., Panko, M., and Kenley, R. (2007). Activity-based teaching for Unitec New Zealand construction students. Emirates Journal for Engineering Research (Vol. 12 (1)).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2257

Harfield, T., Kenley, R., Davies, K., and Panko, M. (2007). A comparison of group learning-style profiles: construction students, law students and student teachers. In Kenley, R. (Ed). Proceedings 2007 Annual Conference of the Australasian Universities Building Education Association AUBEA 2007.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2258

Panko, M., Kenley, R., Davies, K., and Harfield, T. (2006). Learning styles in the building industry. Build (Vol. June/July).

Hede, J., Harfield, T., Davies, K., and Panko, M. (2006). An active problem solving teaching model: The Unitec New Zealand experience. 4th Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 'The Challenge of Diversity'.

Davies, K., & Kenley, R. (2003). Practitioner information needs an urban sustainability: Survey report (Report to The New Zealand Ministry for the Environment). Auckland: UNITEC.

Kenley, R., & Davies, K. (2003). New Zealand construction: Directions, causes and trends (New Zealand country report), The 9th ASIA Construct Conference (pp. 6 p.c..). Paper presented at the University of Newcastle, 8-9 December, Sydney.

Hargreaves, R., Davies, K., & Kenley, R. (2003). Communicating information on urban sustainability: The urban sustainability information resource. Presented to the International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Built Environment, November, Brisbane.

Hargreaves, R., & Davies, K. (2003). Urban sustainability in New Zealand: An information resource for urban practitioners (Report to New Zealand Ministry for the Environment). Auckland: UNITEC.