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Key Principles for Successful Design-Build Projects

You will learn what a design-build project delivery systems is and how it differs from the traditional design-bid-build system. You will learn the key advantages and disadvantages of the design build project delivery system and factors to consider in evaluating whether design-build may be advantageous for your particular project. This OnDemand Webinar will review important design build contract provisions to consider in structuring an agreement for a design-build project and ways to maximize the probability of a successful project.

Learning Objectives:

  • You will be able to identify key principles regarding design build projects.
  • You will be able to discuss potential issues with design build projects.
  • You will be able to review contract provisions.
  • You will be able to explain design build and innovative construction methods.

Runtime: 99 minutes
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Agenda

Overview

  • Definition of Design Build Project - Reference EPC Agreements
  • Key Principles Regarding Design Build Projects

Purported Benefits of Design Build Projects

  • Schedule Benefits - Potential Efficiencies May (Or May Not) Lead to Lower Cost
  • Reduced Administrative Issues Since Owner Contracts With One Entity
  • Integration of Constructability Issues
  • Selection of Design Build Entity - Lowest Price Verses Best Value

Potential Issues With Design Build Projects

  • Quality of the Final Built Project
  • Loss of Control Over Much of the Design
  • Professional Licensing Issues
  • Public Construction Issues (Both State and Federal)
  • Owner Sophistication

Contract Provisions

  • Owner's Program - How Detailed
  • Standard Design-Build Contract Forms
  • Phases of a Design Build Project
  • Compensation
  • Owner Approval of Plans
  • Owner's Role in Subcontractor Selection
  • Bonding
  • Assignment of Risk

Design Build and Innovative Construction Methods

  • Design Build and BIM
  • Design Build and Integrated Project Delivery Systems
  • Design Build and LEED® Construction
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This course was last revised on November 8, 2012.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

John P. Martin

McCarter & English, LLP

  • Associate in McCarter & English LLP’s Construction Practice Group
  • Focuses his practice on construction litigation, representing public and private owners, construction managers, architectural firms and general contractors
  • Experience with numerous project delivery systems including the design build project delivery system
  • Has wrote several articles on topics such as integrated project delivery, building information modeling, and mold litigation
  • Lectured on construction law and employment law at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Wentworth Institute of Technology
  • J.D. degree, Boston College Law School; B.A. degree, Gustavus Adolphus College

Brian J. O'Rourke, Jr.

McCarter & English, LLP

  • Partner with the Construction Practice Group at McCarter & English, LLP in the Boston, Massachusetts office
  • Focuses his practice on construction law and the representation of public and private owners, construction managers, general contractors and subcontractors
  • Frequently lectures on construction law topics
  • Adjunct instructor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he teaches a three credit graduate construction law course
  • Registered professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is also a LEED® accredited professional
  • J.D. degree, Boston College Law School; M.S. degree in civil engineering, Cornell University; B.S. degree in civil engineering, with high distinction, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
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Product ID: 389134
Published 2012
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