Design-Build: Planning Through Development

by: Jeffrey L. Beard, Edward C. Wundram, Michael C. Loulakis


Abstract: Design-Build (D-B) – the project delivery system in which one firm contracts to provide all of the architectural, engineering, and construction services on a project – is expected to dominate the market by the year 2005. Studded with illustrative case histories, Design-Build: Planning Through Development, by Jeffrey Beard, Michael Loulakis, Esq., and Edward Wundram, is the first book to cover every legal, technical, and administrative aspect of Design-Build. Whether you’re a design or construction professional or an owner, this authoritative and up-to-date manual gives you the across-the-board, real-world answers you need for timely, glitch-free, and cost-effective projects.
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Title: Design-Build: Planning Through Development

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Mexico City, Milan, New Delhi, San Juan, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Toronto

Copyright / Pub. Date: 2001 Jeffrey L. Beard, Michael C. Loulakis Sr., and Edward C. Wundram

ISBN: 9780070063112

Authors:

Jeffrey L. Beard has been a chief staff officer of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) since 1993, and has recently been promoted to President & CEO. He has over 25 years of management and policy experience in the design and construction industry, including project management, contract administration, governmental relations, issue analysis, product development, and program implementation.

Edward C. Wundram is an architect with over 35 years experience in the design and procurement of major public facilities. Since 1980, he has been the proprietor and principal of his own firm, The Design Build Group Consulting, specializing in project management and the administration of design-build competitions for public facilities.

Michael C. Loulakis Esq., is a senior shareholder in the national construction law firm of Wickwire Gavin, PC, He has over 20 years of experience in representing domestic and international clients in project delivery selection, contract negotiations and conflict resolution, and is a nationally acclaimed speaker and author on the design build process.

Description: Design-Build (D-B) – the project delivery system in which one firm contracts to provide all of the architectural, engineering, and construction services on a project – is expected to dominate the market by the year 2005. Studded with illustrative case histories, Design-Build: Planning Through Development, by Jeffrey Beard, Michael Loulakis, Esq., and Edward Wundram, is the first book to cover every legal, technical, and administrative aspect of Design-Build. Whether you’re a design or construction professional or an owner, this authoritative and up-to-date manual gives you the across-the-board, real-world answers you need for timely, glitch-free, and cost-effective projects.