A Comprehensive Cluster Map for Construction Cluster

Document Type : Research Article


1 Associate Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.

2 M.Sc. Student, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran


Construction industry is one of the most important industries in the world that has significant role in development of countries. Therefore, in the recent decade, many countries accomplish extensive researches for growing their share in international market. One of the economic approaches, which considered for this reason in several industries in the recent years, is the industrial cluster. However, because of the unique nature of construction industry, many dimensions of this strategy within construction industry have not been clarified. One of these dimensions that have important role in comprehensive perception of industrial cluster approach in construction industry is the construction cluster map.
In this article, a comprehensive map for construction cluster has established by use of grounded theory that illustrate vividly, the actors and activity that contribute to construction industry.


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