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    • A BIM model to visualize quality risks in construction projects 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Beca, J.M.; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, 2014)
      Conference report
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      Defects are a non-value adding activity seriously affecting the performance and productivity in construction projects that spend unnecessary cost, time materials and manpower. Non-quality represent the 4% of the contract ...
    • Anàlisi del control de qualitat en fase d’execució a través d’Informes Pericials 

      Anguita Regi, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El present Treball de Fi de Grau està basat en la tasca desenvolupada durant les pràctiques a 2D2 Peritos, departament de l'empresa Aurum Immobles, S.L. dedicat a la realització d'Informes Pericials. Es tracta d'una mercantil ...
    • Assessment of construction defects in residential buildings in Spain 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2014-06-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      The building industry is noted for its repeated building defects causing cost increases and time delays during construction. In Spain, despite the Ley de Ordenación de la Edificación (Building Regulation Act), which ...
    • Assessment of residential defects at post-handover 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Love, Peter E.D. (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2013-04)
      Article
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      In Spain, the Ley de Ordenación de la Edificación (Building Regulation Act) has established compulsory warranties to ensure that buildings meet basic requirements with regard to functionality, general safety and structure, ...
    • Estudio de la calidad en la entrega de las obras de vivienda en la República Dominicana 

      Leguisamón Reyes, Francis Almanzor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-02-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Una vez entregada una obra se supone que ha pasado todos los controles de calidad y no hay defectos. En realidad, una vez entregada la obra, se constata que las reclamaciones y quejas de los usuarios finales son numerosas. ...
    • Handover defects: comparison of construction and post-handover housing defects 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel (2016-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Although inspections occur during construction or at handover, customers do not normally participate. This situation creates a gap between the quality perceived by both contractors and customers. An analysis of 52 552 ...
    • Influence of building type on post-handover defects in housing 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Roca Ramon, Xavier (2012-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      Clients’ lack of involvement in defining quality requirements for dwellings built by developers leads to a perception of poor quality at the time of purchase. The research presented in this paper aims to broaden previous ...
    • Post-handover housing defects: sources and origins 

      Forcada Matheu, Núria; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Roca Ramon, Xavier (2013-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      In Spain, the high levels of inexperienced workers and the long chains of subcontracting contribute to the poor quality of dwellings. Althoughthe Ley reguladora de la subcontratación en el Sector de la Construcción (s ...
    • Prácticum en control de calidad: prácticas en el Área Metreopolitana de Barcelona (AMB) 

      Viteri Medranda, María Cecilia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-23)
      Bachelor thesis
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      Covenantee:   Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona
      En el presente trabajo expongo el Trabajo Final de Grado en la modalidad Prácticum, después de haber realizado un período de dos años de prácticas en la empresa Área Metropolitana de Barcelona, en concreto en el departamento ...
    • Standardizing housing defects: classification, validation and benefits 

      Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Forcada Matheu, Núria; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Fuertes Casals, Alba; Roca Ramon, Xavier (2013-08)
      Article
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      Defects produce economic and temporal deviations in construction projects. Although learning from past experiences can help reduce defects and their consequences, usually data is not easily available, or is poorly structured ...