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Definitive guide to mastering Design-Build

Design-Build (D-B) — the project delivery system in which one firm contracts to provide all of the architectural, engineering, and construction services on a project — is expected to dominate the market by the year 2005. Studded with illustrative case histories, Design-Build: Planning Through Development, by Jeffrey Beard, Michael Loulakis, Esq., and Edward Wundram, is the first book to cover every legal, technical, and administrative aspect of Design-Build. Whether you’re a design or construction professional or an owner, this authoritative and up-to-date manual gives you the across-the-board, real-world answers you need for timely, glitch-free, and cost-effective projects. You get expert architectural and engineering advice on:

*Procuring services

*Developing RFQs and RFPs

*Organizing and managing contracts


*Allocating risks

* Obtaining insurance and bonding

* Much more

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070063112
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/13/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 543
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Jeffrey L. Beard has been a chief staff officer of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) since 1993, and has recently been promoted to President & CEO. He has over 25 years of management and policy experience in the design and construction industry, including project management, contract administration, governmental relations, issue analysis, product development, and program implementation.

Michael C. Loulakis, Esq., is a senior shareholder in the national construction law firm of Wickwire Gavin, PC, He has over 20 years of experience in representing domestic and international clients in project delivery selection, contract negotiations and conflict resolution, and is a nationally acclaimed speaker and author on the design build process.

Edward C. Wundram is an architect with over 35 years experience in the design and procurement of major public facilities. Since 1980, he has been the proprietor and principal of his own firm, The Design Build Group Consulting, specializing in project management and the administration of design-build competitions for public facilities.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Design-Build Project Delivery.
Chapter 2: Design-Build: A Brief History.
Chapter 3: The Facilities Acquisition Process: Business Process, Planning, and Programming.
Chapter 4: Where and When to Use Design-Build Delivery.
Chapter 5: Roles of Individuals in a Design-Build Project.
Chapter 6: The Owner's Responsibilities in Design-Build.
Chapter 7: Design-Build Entity Organization and Management of Projects.
Chapter 8: Design-Build Process Variations.
Chapter 9: Procurement and Selection of Design-Build Entities.
Chapter 10: Communicating the Owner's Requirements in Developing Design-Build and RFQs and RFPs.
Chapter 11: Conceptual Estimating and Scheduling for Design-Build.
Chapter 12: Performance Specifying for Integrated Services Projects.
Chapter 13: Design-Build Contract Structures and Payment Methodologies.
Chapter 14: Contracting Issues in Design-Build.
Chapter 15: Insurance and Bonding Issues in Design-Build.
Chapter 16: Design-Build Liability.
Chapter 17: The Use of Construction Management on Design-Build Projects.
Chapter 18: Institutional Challenges for Design-Build.
Chapter 19: Design-Build Plus and the Future of Integrated Services.
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