Project Delivery 2: Design-Bid-Build

Presented by: AIA California Council with an introduction by Don Rudy, AIA, AIACC Vice-President of Professional Practice

AIA/CES (HSW) Learning Units: 1.25 Hours

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Course release date: April, 2013.

This 75-minute program, the second of a five-part series on Project Delivery Methods, describes the traditional Design-Bid-Build process wherein there is a clear separation between the owner, the architect and the contractor. This course, appropriate for owners, design and construction professionals, begins with a video introduction by Don Rudy, AIA, AIACC Vice-President of Professional Practice, who describes how this delivery method is structured, the responsibilities of the various parties, and an overview of the pros and cons of Design-Bid-Build.

The course is accompanied by PDF course materials: 1) a Design-Bid-Build Project Delivery Guide, which provides a more in-depth discussion of this project delivery method, and 2) Design-Bid-Build Case Studies, that provide valuable lessons to help owners, architects and contractors meet important project goals and avoid costly design and construction mistakes.

The course, provides detailed descriptions and diagrams of the contractual relationships and responsibilities of the various parties, quality control concerns, schedule and cost implications, and capabilities required. The course also includes objective narratives and examples about conflicts of interest, ownership of documents, insurance requirements, dispute resolution and general pros and cons of this delivery method.

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Course Prices: $30 AIA members, $40 non-members
Series Prices (Five courses: 20% – 25% savings): $120 AIA members, $160 non-members

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