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The AIA Project Delivery Knowledge Community (PD) promotes the architect’s leadership role in all project delivery methods by assembling and distributing knowledge and best practices for a variety of project delivery methods, e.g. design-build (DB), integrated project deliveries (IPD), and public-private partnerships (P3).

Case Study Course: Project Delivery in a Global Pandemic 

11-10-2020 09:55 PM


Project Delivery in a Global Pandemic

Hosted by the Project Delivery Knowledge Community (PDKC), this is the second of three live courses in their COVID case study series containing two case studies.
 
Case Study 2.1
Colorado Convention Center ‐ Alternative Care Facility

Description
This course will discuss the challenges and successes in designing and constructing a 2,000‐Bed Alternative Care Facility located at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. This facility is different from others built around the country as the fire department required the team to use fire‐resistant building materials. In the end, the team used 25,330 sheets of drywall, 35,695 metal studs, six miles (14 tons) of piped oxygen, over 20 miles of conduit for emergency power, a nurse call station to each patient room and many more materials; All delivered in 18 days.

Learning objectives
After participating, attendees will understand how:
    1. Trust, teamwork and collaboration from all design, construction and trade partners including the USACE to design and build an alternate care facility hospital in 18 days.
    2. Decisions were made based on low cost and availability of local materials.
    3. Modularity, repeatability, assembly line production, and off‐site fabrication contributed to the success of the project.
    4. Managing communication and being able to adjust direction at a moment’s notice was one of the most important success factors of this project.

Education Level

Advanced

Ideal audience
Large firms of licensed architects, engineers and contractors with experience in healthcare design.

Speakers

Ann Adams, AIA, ACHA, EDAC, LEED GA, Green Belt Lean Certified for Facilities Design
Principal at Davis Partnership Architects.

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Cheryl Hoffman, DBIA, LEED AP, BD+C
Cheryl Hoffman is a project manager at Hensel Phelps.

Mike Watkins, PE, LEED AP, DBIA, CM‐Lean, LEED AP BD+C
Senior vice president, and an electrical engineer with The RMH Group.


Case Study 2.2

Team Building in a Global Pandemic: How to assemble a high performance team to build a 250‐bed surge facility in 14 days and on budget

Description
The Metro area was the #1 hot spot in the world for COVID‐19 in April 2020 when we were called on to build a 250‐bed surge facility in a closed and partially abandoned building in East Orange New Jersey outside East Orange Hospital.

Learning objectives
After participating, attendees will:
  1. Trust, teamwork and collaboration from all design, construction and trade partners, including the USACE, enabled the team to design and build an alternate care facility hospital in 14 days.
  2. Decisions were made based on project budget and availability of local materials.
  3. To build a management team and communications structure to facilitate rapid team decision making and consensus building allowing for the team to adjust direction in response to new information and changing site and market conditions.
  4. To organize continuous QA/QC, evaluation of work in place, inspection and testing of Life Safety systems to assure code compliance and proper functionality.
Education Level
Advanced

Speakers

Jeffrey Berman, AIA, ACHA
Founder of Jeffrey Berman Architects.

Dominick DeRobertis
Dominick DeRobertis, PE
Senior vice president and director of healthcare for Cosentini Associates, a division of Tetra Tech, Inc.

Jeffrey Jones, PE, PMP, ENV SP
Tetra Tech since 2008 and leads the U.S. based buildings group focused on defense and defense industrial base clients.

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