Supporting the decision-making process for sustainable housing

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Wide acceptance of the concept of sustainable development has led to a demand for policies on sustainable housing. The issues of how sustainable housing can be measured or evaluated and how decision-making regarding sustainable housing can be facilitated are areas that require further research. This paper aims to introduce a conceptual approach in developing a decision-support tool for sustainable housing. An empirical decision-support model for sustainable housing indicators using fuzzy-set theory (SHIFT) is described, with particular focus on framing decision-making for multiple criteria or objectives.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-390
Number of pages4
JournalConstruction Management and Economics
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2002


  • sustainable housing
  • multicriteria decision-making

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Building and Construction
  • Architecture
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering


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