Design-Build Essentials / Edition 1

Design-Build Essentials / Edition 1

by Barbara Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1428353038

ISBN-13: 9781428353039

Pub. Date: 01/19/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

From a leading authority in the design-build movement, this practical, multi-disciplinary guide brings you all of the fundamentals that constructors, architects, and engineers must understand in order to mitigate risks, optimize results, and be successful in the design-build arena. Design-Build Essentials is truly a design-builder's resource. It addresses the fact

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Overview

From a leading authority in the design-build movement, this practical, multi-disciplinary guide brings you all of the fundamentals that constructors, architects, and engineers must understand in order to mitigate risks, optimize results, and be successful in the design-build arena. Design-Build Essentials is truly a design-builder's resource. It addresses the fact that design-build requires the unique integration of both design and construction functions by featuring input from all of the various players associated with delivering a design-build project. Opening with an introduction to the industry and fundamental distinctions of design-build, the book progresses to cover managing the design-build process, the integrated design build team, and concludes with a look at the future of the industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781428353039
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
411
Sales rank:
982,586
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Transformation of an Industry. 2. Planning, Designing, and Constructing Projects. 3. Fundamental Characteristics of Design-Build. 4. Buying Design-Build Services. 5. Getting Ready to Compete. 6. Developing Design-Build Estimates. 7. Managing the Design-Build Process. 8. The Design-Build Team. 9. Implications for the Future.

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