Knowledge

Knowledge

| By Sarah Solberg, NCIDQ, IIDA & Andrew E. McLellan

The Hybrid Office

At its inception in the 1950’s, the open plan was a radical shift in office planning and seen as a way to encourage the open flow of ideas.

Knowledge

| By Dick Fox, AIA

The Guild Master

Over the last 70 years or so, many forces have been applied to the construction industry to fragment and specialize the process. Integrated services/project delivery has emerged as the way to bring best value to the project.

Knowledge

| By Dennis Wilkins, AIA, LEED AP

Savings After Bid Day

Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) provides an opportunity to reap project savings AFTER bid day.  Often Owners consider the design process and construction activity as two separate events. This perspective impedes the ability to look for cost savings throughout the project, which translates into missed opportunities.

Knowledge

| By Dick Fox, AIA

Continuous Improvement

The Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach allows all involved to continuously looks for ways to improve your project.