Ergo Pikas

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research outputs

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Improving Building Design Processes and Design Management Practices: A Case Study

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L. & Seppänen, O., 1 Feb 2020, In : Sustainability . 12, 3, p. 1-18 18 p., 911.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. 2019
  4. Published

    Rhetorical design game for expectation alignment

    Pikas, E. & Koskela, J. O. M., 1 Jan 2019, In : Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Design, ICED. 2019-August, p. 1593-1602 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalConference articleScientificpeer-review

  5. Published

    Causality and Interpretation: Integrating the Technical and Social Aspects of Design

    Pikas, E., 2019, Aalto University. 281 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisMonograph

  6. Published

    From Checklists to Design Process Support Systems: Initial Framing

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L., Oehmen, J. & Dave, B., 2019, Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. IGLC.net, p. 83-96 14 p. (Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  7. 2018
  8. Published

    Epistemological Explanation of Lean Construction

    Koskela, L., Ferrantelli, A., Niiranen, J., Pikas, E. & Dave, B., Feb 2018, In : JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT: ASCE. 145, 2, 10 p., 04018131.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  9. Published

    A new framework for construction project definition stage

    Pikas, E., Oehmen, J., Koskela, L. & Thuesen, C., 1 Jan 2018, 15th International Design Conference, DESIGN 2018. Pavkovic, N., Skec, S., Storga, M., Marjanovic, D. & Bojcetic, N. (eds.). Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, p. 1301-1312 12 p. (Proceedings of International Design Conference, DESIGN; vol. 3).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  10. Published

    The dual nature of design management

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L., Tredal, N., Knotten, V. & Bølviken, T., 1 Jan 2018, IGLC 2018 - Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Evolving Lean Construction Towards Mature Production Management Across Cultures and Frontiers. Gonzalez, V. A. (ed.). Vol. 1. p. 647-657 11 p. (Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  11. 2017
  12. Published

    Window model and 5 year price data sensitivity to cost-effective façade solutions for office buildings in Estonia

    Thalfeldt, M., Pikas, E., Kurnitski, J. & Voll, H., 15 Sep 2017, In : Energy. 135, p. 685-697 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  13. Published

    Cost-benefit analysis of nZEB energy efficiency strategies with on-site photovoltaic generation

    Pikas, E., Kurnitski, J., Thalfeldt, M. & Koskela, L., 1 Jun 2017, In : Energy. 128, p. 291-301 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  14. Published

    Design management in a design office: Development of the knowledge base

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L. & Liias, R., 2017, IGLC 2017 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. p. 539-546 8 p. (Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction; no. 25).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  15. Published

    Design management in a design office : Development of the model for 'to-be'

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L. & Seppänen, O., 2017, IGLC 2017 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. p. 555-562 8 p. (Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction; no. 25).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  16. Published

    Design management in a design office : Solving the problem of relevance

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L. & Seppänen, O., 2017, IGLC 2017 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. p. 547-554 8 p. (Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction; no. 25).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  17. Published

    On epistemology of construction engineering and management

    Koskela, L., Pikas, E., Niiranen, J., Ferrantelli, A. & Dave, B., 2017, IGLC 2017 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. p. 169-176 8 p. (Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction; no. 25).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  18. Published

    Review of Lean Design Management: Processes, methods and technologies

    Uusitalo, P., Olivieri, H., Seppänen, O., Pikas, E. & Peltokorpi, A., 2017, IGLC 2017 - Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. p. 571-578 8 p. (Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction; no. 25).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  19. 2016
  20. Published

    Application of the Domain Theory to Warehouse Concept Development: A Case Study

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L., Singh, V., Dave, B. & Sacks, R., Jun 2016, Proceedings of the CIB World Building Congress 2016: Advancing Products and Services. Achour, N. (ed.). Tampere: TAMPEREEN TEKNILLINEN YLIOPISTO, Vol. 5. p. 374-385 11 p. (Construction Management and Economics; no. 18).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  21. Published

    Collaboration in design - Justification, characteristics and related concepts

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L., Treldal, N., Ballard, G. & Liias, R., 2016, IGLC 2016 - 24th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. p. 143-152 10 p. (Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  22. Published

    Towards shared understanding on common ground, boundary objects and other related concepts

    Koskela, L., Pikas, E., Gomes, D., Biotto, C., Talebi, S., Rahim, N. & Tzortzopoulos, P., 2016, IGLC 2016 - 24th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. p. 63-72 10 p. (Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  23. 2015
  24. Published

    Case study on design management: Inefficiencies and possible remedies

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L., Dave, B. & Liias, R., 2015, Proceedings of IGLC 23 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Global Knowledge - Global Solutions. Seppänen, O., González, V. A. & Arroyo, P. (eds.). Vol. 2015-January. p. 547-557 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  25. Published

    Complexity in designing energy efficient buildings: Towards understanding decision networks in design

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L., Thalfeldt, M., Dave, B. & Kurnitski, J., 2015, Proceedings of IGLC 23 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Global Knowledge - Global Solutions. Vol. 2015-January. p. 213-222 10 p. (Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  26. Published

    Design Complexity for Energy Efficient Buildings: Towards Understanding Decision Networks in Design

    Pikas, E., Koskela, L., Thalfeldt, M., Dave, B. & Kurnitski, J., 2015, 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction. Perth, Australia, 29-31 July 2015. Seppänen, O., González, V. A. & Arroyo, P. (eds.). Perth, Australia: IGCL 2015 Organizing Committee, p. 213-222

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  27. Published

    Extra cost analyses of two apartment buildings for achieving nearly zero and low energy buildings

    Pikas, E., Thalfeldt, M., Kurnitski, J. & Liias, R., 2015, In : Energy. 84, 1 May 2015, p. 623-633

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  28. Published

    Intelligent products: Shifting the production control logic in construction (with lean and Bim)

    Dave, B., Kubler, S., Pikas, E., Holmström, J., Singh, V., Främling, K., Koskela, L. & Peltokorpi, A., 2015, Proceedings of IGLC 23 - 23rd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction: Global Knowledge - Global Solutions. Seppänen, O., González, V. A. & Arroyo, P. (eds.). Perth, Australia, Vol. 2015-January. p. 341-350 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  29. Published

    Quantification of economic benefits of renovation of apartment buildings as a basis for cost optimal 2030 energy efficiency strategies

    Pikas, E., Kurnitski, J., Liias, R. & Thalfeldt, M., 2015, In : Energy and Buildings. 86, January 2015, p. 151-160

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  30. Published

    ViBR Conceptualising a Virtual Big Room through the Framework of People, Processes and Technology

    Dave, B., Pikas, E., Kerosuo, H. & Mäki, T., 2015, Proceedings of 8th Nordic Conference on Construction Economics and Organization. p. 586-593 (Procedia Economics and Finance; vol. 21).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  31. 2014
  32. Published

    Energy and investment intensity of integrated renovation and 2030 cost optimal savings

    Kurnitski, J., Kuusk, K., Tark, T., Uutar, A., Kalamees, T. & Pikas, E., Jun 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 75, p. 51-59 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  33. Published

    Cost optimal and nearly zero energy building solutions for office buildings

    Pikas, E., Thalfeldt, M. & Kurnitski, J., May 2014, In : Energy and Buildings. 74, p. 30-42 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  34. Published

    If CPM is so bad, why have we been using it so long?

    Koskela, L., Howell, G., Pikas, E. & Dave, B., 2014, Understanding and Improving Project Based Production: 22nd Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction, Oslo, Norway, 25-27 July 201422nd Annual Conference of the International. Kalsaas, B. T. & Koskela, L. (eds.). AKADEMIKA FORLAG, p. 27-37

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

  35. 2013
  36. Published
  37. Published

    Building information modeling education for construction engineering and management. II: Procedures and implementation case study

    Pikas, E., Sacks, R. & Hazzan, O., Nov 2013, In : JOURNAL OF CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT: ASCE. 139, 11, 5013002.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  38. Published

    KanBIM workflow management system: Prototype implementation and field testing

    Sacks, R., Barak, R., Belaciano, B., Gurevich, U. & Pikas, E., 1 Jan 2013, In : LEAN CONSTRUCTION JOURNAL. 2013, p. 19-35 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  39. Published

    Facade design principles for nearly zero energy buildings in a cold climate

    Thalfeldt, M., Pikas, E., Kurnitski, J. & Voll, H., 2013, In : Energy and Buildings. 67, p. 309-321 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  40. 2012
  41. Published

    Go or no-go decisions at the construction workface: Uncertainty, perceptions of readiness, making ready and making-do

    Pikas, E., Sacks, R. & Priven, V., 1 Dec 2012.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaperScientificpeer-review

  42. 2011
  43. Published

    Field tests of the KanBIM™ lean production management system

    Sacks, R., Barak, R., Belaciano, B., Gurevich, U. & Pikas, E., 1 Dec 2011, 19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2011, IGLC 2011. p. 465-476 12 p. (19th Annual Conference of the International Group for Lean Construction 2011, IGLC 2011).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

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