Creating a paradigm shift from a jail-like rehabilitative program, to a supportive treatment environment in a dignified college-like campus requires a tantamount paradigm shift in construction delivery. The County’s need for collaboration, innovation, and cost controls could only be successfully accomplished through the Design-Build delivery. This unique project required input from not only the architects, contractors, and owner, but also from a deeper level of critical partners: educators, mental health leaders, safety experts, and families.
How a competition-driven procurement methodology led to a successful solution that exceeded the owner’s goals
How the proper structuring of a dynamic team will enhance creativity and vision through the design/build process
The importance of teamwork and collaboration from competition thru completion
The owner’s evolving role in executing the design-build process