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This is the first book to cover every aspect of design-build-legal, technical, and administrative. This authoritative and up-to-date manual gives design and construction professionals and owners real-world, across-the-board answers needed for timely, glitch-free, and cost-effective project delivery. Dominant by the Year 2005. Expected to dominate the market by the year 2005, this increasingly popular system, where one firm takes responsibility for all architectural, engineering, and construction services on a project, offers many advantages - and some new challenges. This book helps you realize all the system's benefits and shows how to smoothly handle new requirements.Studded with illustrative case histories and written by leading experts, this book gives you a brief, informative history of design-build methodology, then provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on: new roles of project participants; procuring services; developing RFQs and RFPs; organizing and managing contracts; conceptual estimating; allocating risk; obtaining insurance and bonding; cost-effective solutions for each phase of project delivery; and more. This handbook is certain to become an essential design and construction industry tool, the definitive source of design-build answers far into the next century.
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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.

About 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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