Social cost in construction projects

Çelik, Tolga, Kamali, Saeed and Arayici, Yusuf (2017) Social cost in construction projects. Environmental Impact Assessment Review, 64. pp. 77-86. ISSN 0195-9255

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eiar.2017.03.001

Abstract

Despite the fact that completion of construction projects has a direct positive impact on the growth of national and local economies as well as humans' wellbeing, construction projects, especially in the urban areas, generate serious environmental nuisances for the adjacent residents and have unintentional adverse impacts on their surrounding environment. Construction causative adverse impacts on the neighbouring communities are known as the social costs. This study aims to present a state-of-the-art overview of social costs in construction industry in terms of definition, consideration, classification and quantification. Furthermore, it is aimed to bring the construction social cost phenomenon for the agenda of Environmental Impact Assessors.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Construction adverse impact, Construction costs, Construction management, Social cost, Social cost definition, Social cost quantification
Subjects: K100 Architecture
K400 Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)
K900 Others in Architecture, Building and Planning
L900 Others in Social studies
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
Depositing User: Rachel Branson
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2020 10:59
Last Modified: 15 Jun 2020 11:00
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/43442

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