Research Reports

Research Reports

  1. Warszawski, A., and Sacks, R., ‘Automation of Design and Planning in Building – the Description of the System and the Knowledge Base’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #769, Haifa, 1997, 81 pages.
  2. Sacks, R., Warszawski, A., Kirsch, U., ‘An Automated Building System – the Structural Aspect’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #803, Haifa, 1998, 80 pages.
  3. Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., and Lee, G., ‘Specification for a Precast Concrete Design and Engineering Software Platform’, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 2001.
  4. Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., Lee, G., and Orndorff, D., ‘PCSC Inform Task Report in Support of Development of Precast Concrete Design and Engineering Software’, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 2003.
  5. Sacks, R., and Goldin, M.,Management Procedures for Client Changes – Development of a Management Model based on Lean Construction Principles’, Research Report #1005158, Technion Research and Development Foundation, Haifa, 2005.
  6. Sacks, R., Lee, G., Eastman, C.M., and Orndorff, D., ‘PCSC Final Report – Assessing Development of Precast Concrete Design and Engineering Software’, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, and Technion Research and Development Foundation, Haifa, 2005.
  7. Sacks, R., and Barak, R.,A Qualitative and Quantitative Assessment of the Impact of 3D Modelling of Building Structures on Engineering Productivity’, Research Report #1005156, Technion Research and Development Foundation, Haifa, 2006.
  8. Sacks, R., Kaner, I., and Esquenazi, A., Improving the Competitiveness of Industrialized Components in Construction using Building Information Modeling’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #5235239, Haifa, 2007, 168 pages.
  9. Sacks, R., Rosenfeld, Y., Baum, H., and Rozenfeld, O.,A Lean Dynamic Quantitative Method for Planning Safety Enhancement Operations in Construction’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #2005902, Haifa, 2007, 121 pages.
  10. Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., Jeong, Y-S., and Kaner, I.,Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Precast Concrete’, National Institute of Building Sciences, Washington DC, USA, 2007, 212 pages.
  11. Sacks, R., Eastman, C.M., Barak, R., and Jeong, Y-S., ‘User and Functional Requirements for 3D Parametric Modeling of Cast-in-place Reinforced Concrete Structures’, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, and Technion Research and Development Foundation, Haifa, 2007, 223 pages.
  12. Sacks, R., Shapira, A., Brodetskaia, I., and Partouche, R.,The Potential to Enhance Productivity in Construction through Industrialization using Lean Principles’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #2008220, Haifa, 2008, 149 pages.
  13. Eastman, C.M., Sacks, R., Panushev, I., Aram, S., Venugopal, M., ‘Development of a National BIM Standard for Precast Concrete‘, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 2009, 24 pages.
  14. Sacks, R., Barak, R., Gurevich, U., and Belaciano, B., ‘The Impact of the KanBIM™ System on the Productivity, Safety and Quality for Trade Crew Leaders and Works Superintendents’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #2013011, Haifa, 2011, 90 pages.
  15. Eastman, C., Panushev, I., Sacks, R., Venugopal, M., Aram, S., and See, R., ‘A Guide for Development and Preparation of a National BIM Exchange Standard’ Technical Report, buildingSMART, Atlanta 2011.
  16. Whyte, J., Sacks, R., Zhou, W., and Haffegee, A., ‘Building Safely by Design: Using Digital Design Models to Improve Planning for Safe Construction’, Report 13.2, Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), Wigston, Leicestershire, UK, 2014, 49 pages.
  17. Sacks, R., Barak, R., Perlman, A., and Belaciano, B., ‘Construction Safety Training using Immersive Virtual Reality’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #2014032, Haifa, 2012, 176 pages.
  18. Sacks, R., Raviv, G., Swissa, D., and Shapira, A., ‘Safe Construction by Design: Virtual Assessment of Construction Hazards in Design’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #2016106, Haifa, 2013, 111 pages.
  19. Sacks, R., Zeibak-Shini, R., Ma, L., and Filin, S., ‘Assessment of Earthquake Damage to Buildings Using a Building Information Model and Laser Scanning’, The Research Fund of the Association of Insurance Companies in Israel and Israel National Building Research Institute, Haifa, 2014, 168 pages.
  20. Sacks, R., Shachaf, Y., and Ma, L., ‘The Flow of Process Information at the Construction Site and its Impact on the Work Flow of Trade Crews’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #2020714, Haifa, 2016, 140 pages.
  21. Sacks, R., Zell, D., Shaked, O., Hon-Snir, S., Haronian, E., and Katz, M.,A Review of the Suitability of Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) for Transport Infrastructure Projects’, Israel National Building Research Institute Report #2021640, Haifa, 2016, 174 pages.