the ages, the Design/Build concept has been used to deliver projects
under a Master Builder approach. The Master Builder
was the single source responsible for the design and construction
of structures - from the pyramids of Egypt and the Hanging Gardens
of Babylon to the Sistine Chapel by Michelangelo, and in the present
world, the major airports and public facilities we use every day.
Benefits of the Design/Build Approach
Clients have a single source of responsibility.
needs are developed with the Builder, Architect and Subcontractors
maximizing current trends and practices.
trade involvement in the pre-construction phase results in a coordinated
and interactive (proactive) design with practical means and
is identified at project start.
track bid packages allows construction start prior to completion
contract administration provides most efficient approvals/close
a budget to be fixed at the start of the project (prior
to construction) and the design development controlled.
involvement at onset ensures Best Value for material selection.
process and its costs are eliminated.