Dr Andrew Agapiou

Senior Lecturer

Architecture

Personal statement

 

Dr Andrew Agapiou lectures at Strathclyde University, Department of Architecture. He is also currently Director of Research in the Architecture School. He delivers Professional Studies lectures to both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Architecture. Andrew also lectures Arbitration Law as part of Strathclyde University's LLM Construction Law postgraduate programme. Dr Agapiou has academic qualifications in Civil Engineering with Architecture, Construction Management and Construction Law. He completed his Doctoral Studies in Construction Economics at Loughborough University in 1996. In 2016, Andrew was awarded an LLM degree in 'Mediation and Conflict Resolution' with distinction by the Strathclyde University Law School. 

Andrew is coordinator of TG 89, an International Mediation Task Force for the CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction), which resulted in the publication of an edited book on international perspectives on court-connected construction mediation practice for Routledge. In 2017 he was appointed coordinator of CIB W113 Working Commission on Law and Dispute Resolution. Andrew is also a Member of the Editorial Board of the US-China Law Review. 

He has a growing reputation within profession circles and has recently been appointed to a number of prominent positions, reflecting his interests in the legal aspects of Construction, including appointments to the Board of the Architects Professional Examination Authority Scotland, and the Professional Conduct Panel, Royal Institute of British Architects. 

In addition to being a chartered member of the institute of arbitrators, Dr Agapiou is a registered mediator and has been involved in a range of cases including commercial, construction and property-related disputes. His expertise has also been recognised by Scottish Mediation, where he has been appointed as a Board Member and Trustee

Publications

The practical significance of confidentiality in mediation
Agapiou Andrew, Clark Bryan
Civil Justice Quarterly, (2017)
Evidence-based safety management in building refurbishment
Chen Zhen, Maiti Saikat, Agapiou Andrew
ARCOM and BEAM Centre Early Career Researcher and Doctoral Workshop on Building Asset Management, pp. 41-50, (2017)
Apologies, apology legislation and civil disputes : the practical implications of apology legislation for dispute resolution practitioners and their clients
Agapiou Andrew, Cheung Sai On
Arbitration Vol 83, pp. 133-140, (2017)
Court-Connected Construction Mediation Practice : A Comparative International Review
Agapiou Andrew, Artan Ilter Deniz
CIB, (2016)
Court-connected mediation practice in perspective
Agapiou Andrew
Court-Connected Construction Mediation PracticeCIB, (2016)
Indicators and incidents of potential collusion among main contracting firms in municipal road network projects : the Saudi Arabian context
AlAhmadi Nawaf, Agapiou Andrew
RICS COBRA 2016, (2016)

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Professional activities

CIB (External organisation)
Member
1/1/2014
US-China Law Review (Journal)
Editorial board member
1/10/2013
Higher Education Academy (External organisation)
Advisor
2011
Project Management for Construction I
Contributor
2009
Project Management for Construction –Part 2 – quality, performance management and post-project evaluation
Contributor
2009
Gender, Work and Organisation (Journal)
Peer reviewer
2009

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Projects

Real-Time Simulation of Construction Projects through Hybrid Application of Building Information Modelling and Image Processing
Pour Rahimian Leilabadi, Farzad (Principal Investigator) Stankovic, Vladimir (Principal Investigator) Agapiou, Andrew (Principal Investigator)
Period 01-Jan-2017 - 31-Mar-2017
Doctoral Training Grant 2010 | Pasino, Paola
Agapiou, Andrew (Principal Investigator) Porta, Sergio (Co-investigator) Pasino, Paola (Research Co-investigator)
Period 01-Feb-2009 - 15-May-2016
Doctoral Training Center in the Built Environment Futures
Porta, Sergio (Academic) Agapiou, Andrew (Academic) Clarke, Joseph (Academic) Bellingham, Richard (Academic)
The projects achieved funding for the creation of a new Doctoral Training Center in the Built Environment Future at the Department of Architecture
Period 30-Jun-2014
System Risks In Information-Rich Environments: Monitoring For Safe And Cost-Effective Operation (Bridging The Gap) / RA4432
Agapiou, Andrew (Principal Investigator)
Period 29-Apr-2009 - 30-Apr-2010
Construction clients and mediation: a follow-up study of attitudes and experiences
Agapiou, Andrew (Principal Investigator)
Period 20-Feb-2012 - 07-Sep-2012

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