A Barriers and Challenging Criteria of IBS Formwork: A Current Scenario Amongs Stakeholder

2016 Revista Técnica de la Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad del Zulia  
The goals of this paper is to analysed the critical factors of driving or hindering the used of Industrialised Building System (IBS) formwork system in the Malaysian construction industry. Based on the reviews of a previous research and related literature, this paper was identified five (5) barriers and challenging criteria that classified as a difficulties to the success of IBS formwork system application; The issues related to the Lack of Skills, Knowledgeable Manpower and Exposure to IBS
more » ... Exposure to IBS Technology, lack of knowledge and awareness, high cost and financial barriers, lack of incentive and promotion and lack of enforcement for government policy were highlight as a key dimension for the uses of IBS formwork system to success. The objective of this paper is to determine the importance factors in implementing IBS formwork in Malaysia. A preliminary survey which qualitative research approach has been adopted for this study as to validate the factors which found in the literature study. Based on the result analysis, it can be confirmed that the entire factors in literature review are strongly related with challenges in construction industry.
doi:10.21311/001.39.9.03 fatcat:o6zjpyvyhnhdllu5k7ocw2d24i