design/build


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design/build

A construction project in which the owner contracts with a single entity to be responsible for both design and construction.
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The project this year is similar to the one last year," said Mark Wise, a visiting assistant professor at the Architecture School and the coordinator and director of the Design/Build Studio for this year.
Under its purest definition, design/build is a single contract for design and construction," says Jeffrey Deig, vice president of engineering and director of business development for Evansville-based Industrial Contractors Inc.
Design/build offers these advantages and, at the same time, allows owners to change the direction of design, systems, project costs and schedules.
Design/Build does not mean sacrificing quality for cost.
Neeser's awareness of design/build construction stems back to 1969.
The Lancaster facility is another demonstration of UNFI's dedication to excellence and environmentally sustainable initiatives," said Mark Mummert, President of ARCO Design/Build.
An example of a successful design/build project completed by J.
Design/build is an alternative project delivery system in which one firm assumes total responsibility for the design and construction of a project.
IBT Enterprises, which specializes in storefront and in-store design/build services and business consulting, completed 75 facilities in 2009 for customers including Exchange Bank of Alabama, First National Bank Texas, Flagstar Bank, Provident Bank of MD and Teachers Credit Union.
Libman Wolf Couples is a Design/Build firm that offers clients a single point of responsibility and accountability by employing an in-house team of interior architects, designers, engineers and code consultants as well as project managers, superintendents and laborers.
Libman Wolf Couples is a Design/Build firm specializing in the architectural design, renovation and building of commercial, residential and retail interiors.
This year was no different and the National competition was extremely tough in the "Best Whole House" renovation over $500,000 category due to the increased number of entries in this category and the complexity of the large scale design/build renovation projects that were presented.