design phase


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design phase

An early phase of work on a building project in which the design of the project is laid out; usually followed by the construction phase.
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The following projects are currently in the design phase: Township of Montgomery Municipal Complex, Piscataway Sterling Village and Piscataway Police Department.
He said, however, that several foreign contractors that had agreed to work with Taiwan in the design phase had reneged because of pressure from China.
"The project is in the design phase at present, and we're hoping to start construction in 2017.
Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is delivering the earthworks, civil infrastructure, pavement, master grading and drainage design for the schematic and detailed design phases of the Taxiway Zulu and Terminal 2 Aprons Project, which involves the provision of a series of new taxiway, taxi lane and apron infrastructure required to facilitate future Terminal 2 pier expansion and associated changes to aircraft configuration.
Professional's Guide to Managing the Design Phase also distills new topics such as specification management and fast-tracked delivery implications.
"W Muscat is currently in its design phase and construction will begin once this has been finalised," said De Wilde.
(OTCQB: TBSS), a domestic and international service company with service contracts in different sectors, has completed the design phase of the new commercial lighting applications for office workspace and outside path lighting.
Tokyo, Dec 8, 2010 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu announced the launch of a design-support software package for the manufacturing sector that brings visibility to manufacturing costs during the design phase, in Japan.
The conceptual design phase is present in all design models and its important role is emphasized because it is determinant in establishing the basic product's structure and features.
School officials also said they are not sure they have enough funds to complete the schematic design phase of the project.

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