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 design/build team will comply with administrative procedures related to the project such as change orders, shop drawings, contract pay requests, etc.
Since design/build delivery blurs the lines between design phase and construction phase, the Guideline 0-2005 Cx process can be more costly and less effective, diverting Cx resources from the substantive technical work that is so essential to an effective Cx approach.
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.
In short, design/build would move the AEC process from the murk of shady dealings to the sunlit plains of transparent decision making and complete financial disclosure.
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.
Some states impose strict licensing restrictions that impede contractors' attempts to move into design/build.
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.
We had made commitments to the people of Missouri to bring the necessary beds on-line -- on time and at or below budget -- and design/build is one of the strategies we used to help us meet our goals.
IPS services include technical consulting, engineering and design, design/build, construction management, commissioning, and compliance.
A quality design/build company should offer its clients a simple and efficient way to own their own building.