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20022021

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Research interests

Ricardo’s research is focused on advancing design theory, practice and education. On the theoretical side, his research is focused on methods that support design cognition and problem solving. The application of the principles of the mathematical method of analysis and synthesis and the use of scientific evidence within design (evidence-based design) are topics where he has been developing research.

On the practical side, Ricardo’s research has two strands: one in building information modelling applied to facilities management (BIM FM) and how the knowledge acquired in FM can be used in early design stages. The other relates to design for health and wellbeing. Both strands focus on supporting improved design practice. In addition, Ricardo has conducted research related to the application of Lean Design and Construction principles in real cases. In the last ten years, Ricardo has been developing research through EPSRC funded centres (SCRI and HaCIRIC), ESRC, MRC and NIHR.

The impact of Ricardo’s research work is the result of excellent relationship within the political, industrial and professional domains. His work has influenced policy generation and supported design and construction project management teams with the implementation of new design practices. Examples of projects includes:

  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust – Linking building and service design;
  • Government Office for Science – Foresight project on Mental Capital and Wellbeing
  • 3Ts Hospital Redevelopment - Brighton – Evidence-based design and Benefits Realisation
  • Salford City Council and UHSM – Improving environments for people with Dementia
  • Manchester City Council Town Hall Complex Project and SRFT – BIM for FM
  • Salford Institute for Dementia – International interdisciplinary project

External positions

External Examiner, University of West London

15 Jan 201715 Dec 2020

Keywords

  • BIM
  • Building Informatin Modelling
  • Wellbeing
  • Design Management
  • Design Theory
  • Lean
  • Dementia
  • Non Communicable Diseases
  • Healthcare
  • Hospital
  • Facilities Management
  • Modern Building Design
  • Architecture

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Projects

Research Output

Editorial

Codinhoto, R. & Adeyeye, K., 2 Jan 2020, In : Architectural Engineering and Design Management. 16, 1, p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

BIM: FM for Healthcare: Lost in Transition

Comlay, J., Codinhoto, R. & Adeyeye, K., 18 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Buildings for Health, Cities for Wellbeing

Codinhoto, R., Boyko, C., Darby, A. & Watson, M., 26 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) Designing Future Cities for Wellbeing. Routledge, 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Increasing the efficiency and efficacy of demolition through computerised 4D simulation

Kunieda, Y., Codinhoto, R. & Emmitt, S., 18 Nov 2019, In : Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management. 26, 10, p. 2186-2205 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Thesis

Development of an impact assessment tool for demolition

Author: Kunieda, Y., 26 Apr 2017

Supervisor: Emmitt, S. (Supervisor) & Codinhoto, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD

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