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Design-Build Project Delivery

Design-Build Project Delivery: Managing the Building Process from Proposal Through Construction

By Sidney M. Levy

Design-build is widely recognized as the most profitable method of project delivery for non-residential construction!

Price: $101.25
Product Code/ISBN: 9780071461573
Year: 2006
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 372
Publisher: McGraw-Hill


Design-build is widely recognized as the most profitable method of project delivery for non-residential construction. Design-Build Project Delivery offers real-world examples and advice from a wide variety of industry experts on every aspect of design-build project delivery.

Complete with checklists and forms, this is the most practical and comprehensive resource on design-build project delivery available. Being able to offer the design-build method of project delivery is now a necessity for any professional involved in nonresidential construction.

Written by an author with more than four decades in the field and enriched by examples and advice from a wide variety of industry experts, Design-Build Project Delivery covers every essential aspect of the process -- from determining how, when, and where to use it, to proposals, bids, and contracts including the valuable checklists and forms.

Turn to the most practical and comprehensive resource on design-build for a thorough understanding of:

  • The advantages and disadvantages of design-build: where, when, and how to use it
  • Developing a design-build capability
  • How to define roles and assemble a design-build team
  • Marketing design-build services in the private and public sectors
  • The cost-estimating process
  • Contracts, bonding, and insurance issues
  • Green buildings -- their time has come
  • Project management methods
  • The CM approach to design-build
  • Building information modeling

Complete with practical, real-world techniques, and valuable case studies, Design-Build Project Delivery provides the hands-on guidance you need to stay competitive -- and profitable -- by offering design-build services.