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A New Concept in Practice: Leading the Delivery Process

This webinar was sponsored by the Project Delivery Knowledge Community on AIA KnowledgeNet. Recognizing a need for change to address demands for more efficiency, project complexities and sustainable results, the AEC industry is slowly transitioning to more integrated project delivery methods,...

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Design-build best practices and white papers

The Design-Build Institute of Americas has published a series of Design-Build Best Practices for both public and private construction as well as Federal procurement. Understanding the Best Practices and developing implementation strategies based on the best practices leads to improved project...

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Focus Search - This process will guarantee accurate GMP development that will contribute to cost control. The GMP process is outlined in Figure 1. Figure 1: GMP Development Process The open book process does not conclude with the approval of the GMP


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Maximizing Success in Integrated Projects – An Owner’s Guide

This Guide is the result of a multi-year research project that looked at factors that enhanced team integration, which in turn lead to improved project performance on integrated projects. The research was a follow-up to the seminal 1997-1998 Penn State/Construction Industry Institute, which...

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2018 Project Delivery Symposium: Delivering the Future

On March 6, the AIA Project Delivery Knowledge Community held their first Symposium, Delivering the Future, at the AIA National Headquarters in Washington, DC. This one day event provided an interesting overview of how project delivery methods have evolved to their current state and how they...

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Focus Search - Architect: KPF Structural Engineer of Record: Severud Fabrication/Connection Engineer: Thornton Tomasetti Schedule Savings Traditional process without TEKLA as Deliverable SD DD CD BID CONN


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Project Delivery Systems: How they Impact Efficiency and Profitability in the Building Sector

This McGraw Hill "SmartMarket" Report is drawn from an online survey of 125 architects and 115 contractors, along with a phone survey of 100 owners. The Report illustrates the survey data in numerous clear and insightful graphs showing how our industry views the advantages and disadvantages of...

McGraw Hill project delivery systems smartreport 2014-08-06.pdf


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Delivery Methods (PDKC Free Webinar Series)

Description: Interest in alternate project delivery methods is growing as the traditional design-bid-build method is giving way to other delivery methods that provide better outcomes. Integrated delivery transforms the once adversarial relationship between owners, designers and builders into an...

Handout_Delivery Methods.pdf


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IPD: Performance, Expectations, and Future Use

A Report On Outcomes of a University of Minnesota Survey Effective project delivery meets or exceeds owner’s expectations for schedule, cost and quality. There is an emerging body of research that shows more collaborative/integrated delivery is more likely to lead to successful outcomes and...

20150925 IPDA IPD Survey Report.pdf


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AIA Contract Documents: Contract Relationship Diagrams, October 2015

This is a brief, 10-page summary of AIA contract documents related to commonly used project delivery methods, including IPD. There is a useful summary of "key attributes" for each PDM, Even more helpful are the contract relationship diagrams provided. These show the lines of contractual...

2015-10-01 AIA Contract Relationship Diagrams aiab094242(1).pdf


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The Firm of the Future: Big Picture Trends Shaping the Future of Architecture Firms

Yogi Berra’s wisdom that “It’s tough to make predictions, especially about the future,” points out the reality that nothing is more important to the leadership of architecture firms in these tumultuous times than stepping back from the day-to-day struggle, scanning the horizon, and taking the...

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Focus Search - § Selling labor vs. providing valuable solutions § Requires real understanding of drivers of clients’ “business” AIA PMKC Webinar December 3, 2013 Kogan & Company www.KoganCompany.com 6 Technology BIM will… §  Become increasingly—but not universally —adopted by architecture firms §  Continue to be driven by contractors and sophisticated owners who have the most to gain §  Influence—and be influenced—by larger trends in project delivery §  Facilitate—even force—collaboration among traditionally “non-collaborative” project team members Technology BIM’s influence will… §  Projects: Require more up-front intelligence and effort earlier in the design process §  Staff: Further widen the existing gulf between technically proficient (younger) architects and technically “deficient” (older?) managers §  Contracts: Present opportunities & pose threats for firms to reconsider scope of services, intellectual property, design liability, risk management & compensation Technology Non-BIM technologies §  Project design § Generative design, parametrics §  Firm management § Project management §  Impact of communications and social media § Blurred lines between work and non-work life AIA PMKC Webinar December 3, 2013 Kogan & Company www.KoganCompany.com 7 Your Projects Contractor-led D-B and contractor BIM usage will lead to expanded role for GCs §  Threats to design firms § Owners paying for contractors to use BIM § A&E services may become (further) commoditized § Design professions may be (further) marginalized § Blurring of design & const. raises liability concerns § Opportunities for design firms § Pre-construction with contractor & design team can increase efficiency, lower construction costs, potentially reduce E&O Your Projects Integrated project delivery §  Complexity and collaboration: risk/reward sharing among owner, design team & contractor §  Facilitated by BIM & other technologies §  Driven by non-design parties in the design & construction process; promoted by AIA §  AIA contract documents & AGC ConsensusDocs have standard IPD contracts § Few cases based on contracts so far Your Projects Extended range of non-design services §  Blurring of traditional roles & responsibilities §  Firms will have to become broader project delivery firms, not just design firms § Design—and traditional architectural services— will be just one “middle” service in an extended continuum § Project delivery will include front-end program management, financial consulting & project feasibility as well as tail-end O&M consulting AIA PMKC Webinar December 3, 2013 Kogan & Company www.KoganCompany.com 8 Your Projects Project management will remain a critical success factor §  Client demands, fee/profit, schedule, risk § Will require broader & different skills § Business/finance; communications; psychology § Project managers may not be architects § Best PMs will manage their projects like CEOs of mini-firms, training and positioning themselves to be future firm leaders Your People Your People Architecture firms will face a skills shortage §  Population trends will mean smaller employment pools § 44% of AIA members are older than 50 §  In next 10 years, 55-64 will increase by 47% while 33-54 will decrease by 6% § Remember the population charts!