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Collaboration Between Design-Build and Lean Construction

Collaboration Between Design-Build and Lean Construction

By Chris Hornbeck, AIA, AGC, MBA This article also appears in Issue 3 of DBIA’s magazine,¬†Integration Quarterly. Chances are, if you’re in the design-build industry you’ve also encountered lean construction principles. The design-build and lean construction movements share many commonalities, going back to their roots in the Total Quality Management (TQM) revolution of the 1950s. […] Read more >
More Best Practices are Even Better Practices

More Best Practices are Even Better Practices

Best Practices are a widely embraced tool for maximizing the implementation of industry knowledge. How can practitioners in any field stay up to date, let alone innovate, without a central source for universally accepted practices? When DBIA published its Universal Best Practices in February of 2014, the publication identified practices with two characteristics, 1) they […] Read more >
How Utah Used Stringent Selection Criteria to Limit Traffic Impacts

How Utah Used Stringent Selection Criteria to Limit Traffic Impacts

Tim Rose P.E., UDOT; Nicholas Thomas P.E., Wilson & Company; Ashford Galbreath, P.E., Wadsworth Brothers Construction Issue 3 of 2016 Just south of Salt Lake City located on I-15 in Utah, The Point project serves as a major commercial route that connects the Salt Lake valley to the Provo-Orem area. Our project team consisted of […] Read more >
LA Delivers Healthcare Facility with the Clock Ticking

LA Delivers Healthcare Facility with the Clock Ticking

Issue 2 of 2016 The High Desert Regional Health Center is a stellar example of how the coordination of a design-build team can produce high quality under the strictest of time limits. The people of the High Desert in Lancaster, California have long relied on Los Angeles County Healthcare facilities to meet their healthcare needs, […] Read more >
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