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.
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.