Adoption of Smart Structures for Prevention of Health Hazards in Buildings

Ayodeji Oke, Clinton Aigbavboa, Wiseman Ngema

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The importance of building quality to the health and well-being of occupants and surrounding neighbors cannot be overemphasized. Smart structures were construed to proffer solution to various issues of sustainable development including social factors that is concerned with health and safety of people. Based on existing literature materials on building quality, smart structures and general aspect of sustainable developments, this study examined the benefits of smart structures in the prevention of various health issues in infrastructural buildings, which has been a concern for stakeholders in the architecture, engineering and construction industry. The criterion for indoor environmental quality was adopted and various health and bodily issues related to building quality were explained. The adoption of smart structure concept will help to manage physical, chemical, biological and psychological factors of building with a view to enhancing better quality of life of occupants.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012064
JournalIOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 29 Nov 2017
Event2017 4th International Conference on Advanced Materials, Mechanics and Structural Engineering, AMMSE 2017 - Tianjin, China
Duration: 22 Sept 201724 Sept 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Materials Science
  • General Engineering


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