Collaboration and communication are key in any design-build project, but are the crux of the coordination between parallel design-build and design-bid-build projects. From managing schedules to overcoming unforeseen hurdles, marrying the two delivery methods is essential to ensuring a client’s needs are met. Through the case study of a solar array installed to produce power for a building concurrently under full renovation, we highlight successes and lessons delivering a design-build project within a design-bid-build controlled site.
Demonstrate the key benefits of design-build delivery when utilized in parallel with design-bid-build delivery of an integral project
Identify the value in consistent team and owner meetings and regular communication
Recognize limits and boundaries of the larger project team