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The Architect’s Guide to Design-Build Services

The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services

By G. William Quatman II, Ranjit (Randy) Dhar

Insight to architects considering entry into the burgeoning practice of design-build project delivery.

Price: $95.00
Product Code/ISBN: 9780471218425
Year: 2003
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 448
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services offers authoritative knowledge and industry insight to architects considering entry into the burgeoning practice of design-build project delivery. Written by architects and other professionals with expertise in risk management, law, ethics, finance, and contracts, The Architect's Guide to Design-Build Services addresses the roles architects can assume during a design-build project, including leading the project, acting as subcontractor, and forming a joint venture with a contractor.

Developed by the AIA Design-Build Professional Interest Area, this book offers the real-world expertise of thirty industry leaders from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, who share their experience and know-how on such topics as:

  • Starting out in design-build
  • Risks and rewards of design-build delivery
  • Succeeding in a design-build practice
  • Design-Build education
  • Essential practice information
  • Ethics and licensing laws

State laws regulating both architects and contractors are summarized to help busy firms bring design-build projects through to successful completion in a variety of jurisdictions.

This is a reference every architect needs in his bookshelf!