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Titus Ebenezer Kwofie

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Ebenezer is a chartered architect by profession who joined the Department in 2013 following a seven year industry experience as the Director of Works at Koforidua Polytechnic-Koforidua. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Construction Management and a Master of Philosophy in Housing Studies all from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi focusing on communication performance and team effectiveness in mass housing delivery. He is currently the representative of the Department on the Ghana Institute of Architects Council (GIA).

PROFESSIONAL MENBERSHIP

  • Associate Member, Ghana Institute of Architects (GIA)
  • Standing Member, Architects’ Registration Council (ARC)
  • Member – Project Management Institute (PMI-USA)

TEACHING AREAS

  • Construction Innovation and Technology
  • Project and Procurement Management

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Construction Technology and Innovation
  • Managerial& Team Effectiveness and Project Management
  • Housing Development/Management

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

  • Kwofie, T. E., Adinyira, E. and Fugar, F. D. K (2016) Modelling the Effect of Housing Design Unit Contract Packaging on Mass Housing Project Team Communication Performance. Journal of Construction in Developing Countries, Vol. 21 Iss. 1, pp.
  • Kwofie, T. E., Afram, S. and Botchway, E (2016),"A Critical success model for PPP public housing delivery in Ghana", Built Environment Project and Asset Management, Vol. 6 Iss: 1, pp.58 - 73
  • Kwofie, T. E., Fugar, F. and Adinyira, E. (2015) Identifying the Communication Competency Behaviors of Mass Housing Project Teams in Developing Countries: An Exploratory Study. Covenant Journal of Research in the Built Environment, Vol.3, No.1. pp. 22-43
  • Kwofie, T. E., Adinyira, E. and Fugar, F. D. K (2015) An Empirical Assessment of Ineffective Communication Inherent in the Attributes of Mass Housing Projects. Journal of Construction Project Management and Innovation Vol. 5 (2), pp. 1176-1195
  • Kwofie T. E., Adinyira, E., and Botchway, E. A. (2015) 'Identification of the critical project management competencies of architects in the Ghanaian construction industry’. International Journal of Construction Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15623599.2015.1067347
  • Kwofie T. E., Alhassan, A. Botchway, E.A. and Afranie, I. (2015) 'Contributing Factors Towards Construction Project Team Effectiveness'. International Journal of Construction Management, Vol. 15, Iss. 2. pp. 170-178
  • Kwofie T. E., Adinyira, E., and Fugar, F. (2015) ‘Nature of Communication Ineffectiveness Inherent in the Procurement Systems on Mass Housing Projects’. Journal of Construction Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/914520
  • Kwofie T. E., Adinyira, E., and Ahadzie, D. K. (2015) ‘Contribution of Multiple Construction Site Management Style Features to Project Team Communication Effectiveness: The Case of Mass Housing Projects’. Engineering Project Organization Journal, pp. 1-14 | DOI: 10.1080/21573727.2015.1102132
  • Botchway, E. A, Boateng, E. Y. and Kwofie, T. E. (2015) 'Challenges to Integration of Information Technology in Physical Infrastructure Development Processes at the Local Government Level' International Journal of Application or Innovation in Engineering & Management, Vol.4, No. 9, pp. 135-148
  • Afram, S.O., Bangdome-Dery, A., Eghan, G.E. and Kwofie, T.E. (2015) Analysis of Causes of Delay in Middle and High Income Self-Build Housing Projects (SBHPs) in Wa, Ghana. Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research, 3, 171-179.
  • Kwofie T. E., Fugar, F., Adinyira, E., and Ahadzie, D. K. (2014) 'Identification and Classification of the Unique Features of Mass Housing Projects’. Journal of Construction Engineering Vol. 2014, Vol. 1, No. 2; pp. 1-11
  • Amos-Abanyie, S., Botchway, E. A. and Kwofie T. E. (2014) The Relationship between Level of Architect’s Professional Competencies and Client Satisfaction Level. Engineering Management Research, Vol. 3, No. 2; pp. 10-19.
  • Adinyira, E., Botchway, E. and Kwofie T. E. (2012) 'Determining Critical Project Success Criteria for Public Housing Building Projects (PHBPs) in Ghana'. Engineering Management Research, Vol. 1, No. 2; pp. 122-132

Peer Reviewed Conference Publications

  • Kwofie T. E., F. D. K. Fugar, Adinyira, E., and Ahadzie, D. K. (2015) ‘Identifying Knowledge Gaps in Construction Project Team Communication Performance Measurement’. RICS COBRA 2015 Conference in Sydney Australia (8th-10th July, 2015)
  • Afram, S. O., Kwofie, T.E. and Attipoe, J. (2015), The Influence of Beneficiary Participation In Resettlement Schemes In Ghana; A Case Study of the Keta Basin Sea Defence Resettlement Project. In: Badu et al., (Eds) Procs 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 25-26 March, 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 509-521.
  • Kwofie, T.E., Fugar, F., Adinyira, E. and Ahadzie, D. (2015), Design of Research Instrument for Evaluating the Contribution of Mass Housing Unique Features on Project Team Communication Performance. In: Badu et al., (Eds) Procs 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 25-26 March, 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 624-640.
  • Adinyira, E., Kwofie T.E. and Ahiaga-Dagbui, D. D. (2015), ‘Challenges Associated with Communication Medium among Project Teams on Mass Housing Project delivery in Ghana’. In: Badu et al., (Eds) Procs 4th International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa (ICIDA), 25-26 March, 2015, Kumasi, Ghana, pp. 394-411.
  • Kwofie, T. E., Fugar, F. D.K, Adinyira, E. and Ahadzie, D. K. (2014). ‘A Conceptual Framework for Evaluating Communication Performance among Mass Housing Project Team’. In  Dr. Obuks Ejohwomu and Olalekan Oshodi (Eds.) Procs.3rd International Conference on Infrastructure Development in Africa, 17-19 March, 2014, Abeokuta, Nigeria, pp6-21.
  • Afranie, I., Morgan, J. and Kwofie, T.E. (2014) ‘Post Acquisition Challenges of Urban Land on Housing Delivery in Ghana (Case Study: Koforidua Municipality)’. In Ogunlanna, S., Idoro, G., Dada, G., Iweka, A., Ilechukwu, V. and Alade, W. (Eds.) Procs. CIB W107 2014 International Conference, Lagos, Nigeria, 28th-30th January, 2014, Lagos Nigeria, pp 686-694.
  • Adinyira, E., Botchway, E. and Kwofie T. E. (2014) 'Investigating the Underlining Factors of Critical Project Success Criteria for Public Housing Delivery in Ghana'. In Wang, J., Ding, Z., Zou, L. and Zuo, J. (Eds.) Procs. 17th International Symposium on Advancement of Construction Management and Real Estate pp 527-538.
  • Adinyira, E., Ahadzie, D. K. and Kwofie T. E. (2013) ‘Classifying the Unique Features of Mass Housing Projects’. In Vicente Gonzalez and Tak Wing Yiu (Eds.) Procs. 38th Annual AUBEA Conference (Australasian Universities Building Education Association), 20th-22nd November, 2013, University of Auckland New Zealand, pp 96-106.
  • Adinyira, E., Ahadzie, D. K. and Kwofie T. E. (2013) Determining the Unique Features of Mass Housing Projects (MHPs). (In: A/Prof Samuel Laryea, Dr. Sena A. Agyepong, (Eds.) Procs 4th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference,12-14 August 2013  Accra, Ghana, pp. 381-390.
  • Morgan, J., Kwofie T. E and Afranie I. (2013) Land Acquisition Challenges For Urban Housing Development in Ghana (In: Smile, D (Eds.) Procs 6th Annual International Applied Research Conference, 2-4 July, 2013 Koforidua, Ghana.
  • Kwofie T. E., Adinyira, E., and Botchway, E. (2012) Determining Critical Project Success Criteria for Public Housing Building Projects (PHBPs) Delivery in Ghana. (In: Laryea, S., Agyepong, S.A., Leiringer, R. and Hughes, W. (Eds.) Procs 4th West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 24-26 July 2012, Abuja, Nigeria, pp. 1-7
  • Kwofie T. E., Adinyira, E., and Botchway, E. (2011) 'Historical Overview of Housing Provision In Pre and Post-Independence Ghana' (In: Laryea, S., Leiringer, R. and Hughes, W. (Eds.) Proc. West Africa Built Environment Research (WABER) Conference, 19-21 Jul. 2011, Accra, Ghana, pp. 403-412.

Major Projects Executed

  • Design and Supervision of Koforidua Polytechnic Entrance Gate at Koforidua, Eastern Region.
  • Design and Supervision of A.M.E Zion Hospital at Afrancho in the Ashanti Region.
  • Design and Supervision of Presbyterian Church complex, Ayeduase Congregation.
  • Design and Supervision of Central Classroom Block for Koforidua Polytechnic at Koforidua, Eastern Region.

CONTACTS

Titus Ebenezer Kwofie (AGIA)

Department of Architecture

College of Art and Built Environment

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi

Mobile phone: +233 244 721622

E-mail:  tekwofie.cap@knust.edu.gh; teeagk@yahoo.co.uk