Posts Tagged ‘Construction’

The Best of Both Worlds

[Today I’d like to introduce my readers to a new contributor to the Bridging blog: Brint Smith, Executive Vice President of Brookwood Group, based in our Atlanta office. Brint has been my colleague for over 30 years, both as an experienced architect and program manager, and is one of the most experienced practitioners of the […]

My View On The Owner’s Posture For Purchasing Construction

In using Bridging or any other project delivery method I have always contended that program managers and architects should focus first on the Owner’s posture for purchasing construction.  In my view, virtually all construction Owners fall into one of two different categories: Owners who may prudently rely upon relationships in the procurement of construction. Owners […]

Bridging Method Phase 4

Phase 4. During the preparation of the Construction Documents (“CD”) phase the Contractor’s AE completes all detailed engineering design and specifications. Any remaining details of the architectural and site development design are completed in accordance with all applicable codes and fully coordinated these documents. The ODC reviews these documents for full and complete compliance with […]

Bridging Method Phase 3

PHASE 3 : THE RECEIPT OF BIDS FOR OR NEGOTIATION OF THE DESIGN-BUILD FORM OF CONTRACT Phase 3. With the BCDs as the “bidding” documents (see Article 4), the Owner can obtain competitive bids or negotiate with a single selected Contractor for a design-build form of construction contract. This contract price is fully enforceable, with […]