Aldermen select professional team for aquatic center Bolivar, Mo
Bolivar Herald-Free Press Share
Bolivar's Board of Aldermen voted to enter contract negotiations with a design-build team led by The Wirt-Flavin Construction Co. for the design and construction of an aquatic center in Bolivar, Mo. Revenue from the city's quarter-cent sales tax for parks and recreation that was approved by voters, will fund construction of the aquatic center that is planned to be built as an addition to the Roy Blunt YMCA of Bolivar. More
Design-Build boom: AECOM acquires Tishman
Bim The Built Eniviroment & Stuff Share
Many suggest that the optimum work flow could be architects focus on the design, not construction docs or the BIM, but the design and then consult during the actual engineering and BIM process, that way it minimizes redundant efforts especially in regards to BIM creation. This process also would suggest the rise of design-build firms. More
NAI Realvest: construction management with Realvest
NAI Realvest Share
Realvest Development has built close alliances with several general contractors (GCs) in the Central Florida area who specialize in tenant improvement (TI) construction. All of these GCs are experienced with the design-build approach of constructing TI work. These GCs have alliances with architects experienced in this process and utilize it to save time during the Tenant/Landlord negotiations. More
Profile of Case Study architect Beverley Thorne
The Los Angeles Times Share
Beverley Thorne stepped out of his home in Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. A roll of drawings under his arm, the 85-year-old was off to meet the contractor on one of his new projects: a rectory under construction at Christ Church Episcopal in nearby Kealakekua. More
LexTran will use $5.1 million grant to build on northside (Lexington, Ky)
Lexington Herald-Leader Share
LexTran will use a $5.1 million federal grant to build at the site of its now-empty building at North Limestone and Loudon Avenue, located in Lexington, Ky., in what could be a big economic stimulus for the area. The local bus authority will use the grant, along with $2.1 million from an earlier grant, toward a $12 million project to consolidate its operations at one site and expand passenger service. More
Why DBB - design-bid-build is dead - or should be
Building Information Management Share
Facilities "Sustainability" must be viewed from two perspectives simultaneously -- environmental and economic. In higher education, just as an example, colleges and universities need to change their "facilities business model" just to survive. Colleges and universities must reduce their carbon footprint to deal with global climate change; however, they also need to address total cost of ownership to survive financially. More
APS launches rebate program for design-build energy efficiency
Phoenix Business Journals Share
Arizona Public Service Co. has released a new incentive program for designers and builders to help them construct more energy-efficient buildings. The Whole Building Incentive program encourages designers to include energy-efficient features in their projects, and builders to work on reducing the cost of those features. More
DBIA secures stellar hotel room rate at Caesars Palace for Annual Conference
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July 30 - Certification Exam Prep Course and Exam Administration - Fairfax, Va.
August 5 - Design-Build Contract and Risk Management - Costa Mesa, Calif.
August 6 - Certification Exam Prep Course and Exam Administration - Irvine, Calif. More
July 28, DBIA-Western Pacific Region, Design/Build at the CSU and UC Campuses
July 29, DBIA-Mid-America Region, Kansas Chapter, Summer Fling Membership Drive
September 1, DBIA-Ohio Valley Region, deadline for 2010 awards entries
August 5, DBIA-Southeast Luncheon Program
August 6, DBIA-Great Lakes Region, First annual golf outing and awards luncheon More
Design-build project, U.S. General Services Administration, National Capital Area - EPA building
Design-build of child development center - Fort Polk, La.
Design-build, land port of entry, Scobey, Mont.
Design-build bridge rail retrofit, St. Johns, Fla. More