Urban Construction Project Management (McGraw-Hill Construction Series) / Edition 1

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Overview

Get Proven Solutions to the Unique Problems of

Construction Management in Urban Environments

Filled with hands-on advice from two seasoned project management experts, Urban Construction Project Management provides a wealth of proven solutions to the common problems of construction management in urban environments. The book includes cutting-edge information about working on small sites, public safety, the permit process, coordinating with utility companies, dealing with adjacent properties, and many other topics.

This indispensable construction management tool uses numerous illustrations, photographs, charts, tables, and diagrams to clarify the critical issues involved in today's urban construction projects. The authors present timely guidance on testing…safety…logistics…building code compliance… scheduling and procurement…subcontractors and the bidding process… insurance and bonds…renovation and demolition…costs…claims…design-build…green construction…and more. Urban Construction Project Management features:

  • Practical, step-by-step methods for meeting the unique challenges of

    today's complex urban construction projects

  • Checklists and forms-such as Request for Information (RFI) logs,

    meeting minutes, and contact lists-that enable readers to put information

    into practice quickly and easily

  • A wide range of visual materials, including illustrations, photographs,

    schedules, charts, tables, and diagrams

Successfully Manage Every Aspect of Urban Construction Projects

• Project Organization • Problem Solving • Testing • Permits • Utilities • Safety • Logistics • Layouts • Drawings • Contracts • Insurance and Bonds • Underpinning • Security • Building Codes • Renovation and Demolition • Communications • Meetings • Logs and Reports • Schedules • Subcontractors and the Bidding Process • Costs • Claims • Design-Build • Requisitions • Punch List • Close-Outs • Technology • Green Construction

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071544689
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 11/6/2008
  • Series: Construction Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 1,202,495
  • Product dimensions: 7.60 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Richard Lambeck, P.E., is the principal of RL Project Management, Inc., a project management consulting firm, and is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Construction Management at New York University's Real Estate Institute. Mr. Lambeck has over 40 years of experience in the construction industry and is a Professional Engineer in New York.

John Eschemuller, P.E., is President of John Eschemuller Consulting Services Limited, LLC, and is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Construction Management at New York University's Real Estate Institute. Mr. Eschemuller has over 38 years of experience in the construction industry and is a Professional Engineer in New York.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: History of Construction
Chapter 1. Project Organization
Chapter 2. Risk Assessment and Problem Solving
Chapter 3. Testing and Quality Control
Chapter 4. Building Codes and Permits
Chapter 5. Safety
Chapter 6. Logistics
Chapter 7. Layouts and Surveying
Chapter 8. Drawings and Specifications
Chapter 9. Contracts
Chapter 10. Insurance and Bonds
Chapter 11. Security
Chapter 12. Renovation and Demolition
Chapter 13. Meetings and Communications
Chapter 14. Project Documentation, Logs, and Reports
Chapter 15. Schedules
Chapter 16. Subcontractors and Bidding
Chapter 17. Costs
Chapter 18. Claims and Dispute Resolutions
Chapter 19. Design-Build
Chapter 20. Requisitions
Chapter 21. Project Punch List and Close-Out
Chapter 22. Technology
Chapter 23. Green Construction
Epilogue
References
Index

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