Aravinda Adhikari

Aravinda Adhikari
City University of Hong Kong | CityU · Division of Building Science and Technology

PhD (reading) at CityU Hong Kong MSc (CPM) BSc (QS)


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A PhD Student at the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, City University of Hong Kong.
Additional affiliations
April 2017 - April 2019
City University of Hong Kong
  • Research Assistant
September 2019 - September 2023
City University of Hong Kong
Field of study
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering
September 2017 - August 2019
City University of Hong Kong
Field of study
  • Construction Management
August 2010 - December 2014
University of Moratuwa
Field of study
  • Quantity Surveying


Publications (4)
An applied degree education is about using work-integrated learning approaches in student learning. Unfortunately, the Covid-19 pandemic has severely affected how applied education may continue to enrich students’ knowledge of the real world. In various degree programs, a simulated environment is an essential part of the curriculum and applying it...
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Hazardous nature of the construction site is a direct threat to human life and its properties. Not only the hazards at the worksite but also the negligent behaviour of construction workers can cause harm to others. Thus, workers' knowledge of construction safety, as well as the behaviour of themselves and others in hazardous situations, need to be...
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Purpose - This paper aims to identify the impact of Building Information Modeling (BIM) on contractors’ Quantity Surveyor (QS)’s role and how the latest BIM tools affect QS functions in construction projects in Hong Kong. Design/methodology/Approach - First, a comprehensive literature review was carried out to explore the antecedents of BIM and ide...
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Technical knowledge is the practical skills of knowing and doing as well as argument, explanation and principle. It has been identified that technical knowledge constitutes a major part in the pool of knowledge of a Quantity Surveyor. However, the relationship between technical knowledge and the practice of Quantity Surveying functions remains unde...


Question (1)
I am using TRNSYS 18. Currently I am I modeling a building which has a shading effect from external buildings. If I want to add a nearby (adjacent) building that gives shading effect, which component should I use?.
Thank you


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