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

 
 
 
 
Design-Build Project Delivery: Managing the Building Process from Proposal Through Construction
Author: Sidney Levy
ISBN 13: 9780071461573
ISBN 10: 71461574
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication Date: 2006-03-08
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 372
List Price: $81.00
 
 

UNDERSTAND EVERY STEP OF THE DESIGN-BUILD PROCESS FOR THE MOST PROFITABLE PROJECT DELIVERY POSSIBLE

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.

Sidney M. Levy is a construction consultant with

more than 40 years' experience in the industry. The author of 15 previous books, including several devoted to international construction and the award-winning Project Management in Construction, Mr. Levy is the owner of a construction consulting firm in Baltimore, Maryland.