Peer Reviewed Papers/Presentations

  • Malhotra V., Fernández-Solís, J. L., 2009, "Identification of Strategies and Challenges of Decentralized Alternate Energy Source for Reduced CO2 Emissions for Mercantile Center", 9th International Post Graduate Research Conference, Salford, United Kingdom.  
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  • Jawali, R., Fernández-Solís, J. L., 2009, "BSRI (Building Sustainability Rating Index) for the Construction Industry," Proceedings, 9th International Post Graduate Research Conference, Salford, United Kingdom.  
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L., Mutis, I., Lavy, S., Vanegas, J., 2008, "The Idealization of an Integrated BIM, Lean and Green Model (BLG)," Submitted to Special Issue on Green Construction by the Journal of Engineering Design & Technology.  
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  • Bilbo, D., Fernández-Solís, J. L., Ramsey-Souder, K. M., 2008, "Construction Education at Texas A&M University: A Comparative Longitudinal Study of Graduates," Submitted for publication Journal of The American Professional Constructor, AIC.  
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  • Bilbo, D., Fernández-Solís, J. L., Bohne, N., Waseem, M., 2008, "The impacts of Undergraduate Construction Internship on Recruitment, Training, and Retetion of Entry-Level Employees of the Construction Industry," Submitted for publication Journal of The American PrOofessional Constructor, AIC.  
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  • Jawali, R., Fernández-Solís, J. L., 2008, "A Building Sustainability Rating Index (BSRI) for Building Construction," Proceedings, 8th International Post Graduate Research Conference, Prague, the Czech Republic.  
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  • Nim, B., Fernández-Solís, J. L., 2008, "A Framework for Accounting Energy Inputs and Outputs on Glazing as a Building Material," Submitted for presentencing at the CIB Workgroup 89 and the 45th ASC International Conference, Gainesville, FL.  
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  • Malhotra, V., Fernández-Solís, J. L., 2008, "Identification of Strategies and Challenges of Decentralized Alternative Energy Source for Reduced CO2 Emissions in the Mercantile Sector" Submitted for presentencing at the CIB Workgroup 89 and the 45th ASC International Conference, Gainesville, FL.  
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  • Luthra, S., Fernández-Solís, J. L., 2008, "Identification and Analysis of LEED Certification Points which have not been Pursued in Most Projects." Submitted for presentencing at the CIB Workgroup 89 and the 45th ASC International Conference, Gainesville, FL.  
     
  • Dixit, M., Fernández-Solís, J. L., 2008, "Towards a Protocol for Consistent and Translatable Information Database of Embodied Energy in Building Materials," Submitted for presentencing at the CIB Workgroup 89 and the 45th ASC International Conference, Gainesville, FL.  
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2008, The Challenges of Unsustainable Growth, ACEC, Colorado State University
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007a, "The Exponentialoid of Resource Consumption," Proceedings, CIB World Building Congress 2007, Cape Town, South Africa, Proceedings CIB-457
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007b, "The Exponentialoid of Emissions Generation," Proceedings, CIB World Building Congress 2007, Cape Town, South Africa, Proceedings CIB-458
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007c, "Sustainability as the Force that Tames an Exponentialoid," Proceedings, CIB World Building Congress 2007, Cape Town, South Africa, Proceedings CIB-460
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007d, "Defining the Force that Tames an Exponentialoid," Proceedings, CIB World Building Congress 2007, Cape Town, South Africa, Proceedings CIB-469
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007a, "Systems Dynamics, Sustainability and Construction Complexity," Proceedings, CIB World Building Congress 2007, Cape Town, South Africa, Proceedings CIB-472
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007a, "The Systemic Nature of the Construction Industry," Proceedings, CIB World Building Congress 2007, Cape Town, South Africa, Proceedings CIB-473 (SUBMITTED TO JAEDM FOR PUBLICATION)
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007, "The Forces Behind Construction Growth and Sustainability," Proceedings, Texas Society of Architects/AIA, 68th Annual Convention, Austin, TX
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007, "Grounding the Use of Instructional Technology in Principles, Teaching Philosophy, Course Goals and Disciplinary Values," (Pending review at the International Journal of Construction Education and Research, ASC.)
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007, "Analysis of the Forces behind the Exponentialoid Growth in Construction," Proceedings COBRA/RICS Conference, Atlanta, GA. (Pending review at the Journal of Technological Forecasting and Social Change, ISSN: 0040-1625).
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007, "Definition of Natural and Artificial Sustainability as the Force that Tames an Exponentialoid," Proceedings COBRA/RICS Conference, Atlanta, GA. (Pending review at the Journal of Technological Forecasting and Social Change, ISSN: 0040-1625).
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. Palmer, K., Ferris, T., 2007, "Theoretical Approach to the Interaction between the Meta-system Schemas of the Artificial (Built) Environment and Nature," Proceedings, Symposium on Theory, University of Salford, UK ISBN 9781905732296 (Pending review at the Journal of Future Studies).
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007, "Critique of Construction's Paradigm from Existing State of the Art Research," Proceedings, Symposium on Theory, University of Salford, UK ISBN 9781905732296 (Pending review at the Journal of Future Studies).
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  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2007, "Towards a Construction Industry Paradigm," Proceedings, Symposium on Theory, University of Salford, UK ISBN 9781905732296 (Pending review at the Journal of Future Studies).
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BOOK:

  • Fernández-Solís, J. L. 2008, Is Building Construction Approaching the Threshold of Becoming Unsustainable? A System Theoretic Exploration Towards a Post-Forrester Model for Taming Unsustainable Exponentialoids.
    Publisher: VDM Verlag Dr. Mueller e.K. (April 16, 2008)
    ISBN: 9783836460866