Managing Design: Conversations, Project Controls, and Best Practices for Commercial Design and Construction Projects

Author:   Michael LeFevre
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
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9781119561767


Pages:   384
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Format:   Hardback
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Offers state-of-the-art principles and strategies gleaned from high-profile projects to help readers manage design This guide to managing design process within the commercial design and construction industry addresses a growing pain point in an industry where collaborative approaches to project delivery are outpacing the way professionals work. It synthesizes issues by investigating the why, how, and who of the discipline of managing design, and gives the what and when to apply the solutions given various project delivery and contracting methods. The book features candid interviews with over 40 industry leaders-architects, engineers, contractors, owners, educators, technology evangelists, and authors-which present a broad look at current issues and offer paths to future collaboration and change. Managing Design: Conversations, Project Controls and Best Practices for Commercial Design and Construction Projects is a self-help book for design and construction that provides aninsider's look at the mysteries of managing design for yourself, team, firm and future. It tackles client empathy; firm culture; owner leadership; design and budgets; dealing with engineers, consultants, and contractors; contracts; team assembly; and much more. Features eye-opening interviews with 40 industry luminaries Exposes issues and poses solutions to longstanding industry ills Offers a project design controls framework and toolset for immediate application and action Includes best practice tips, process diagrams, and comparative analytical tables to support the text Written in a relatable style, Managing Design: Conversations, Project Controls and Best Practices for Commercial Design and Construction Projects is a welcome resource for owners, contractors, and designers in search of better ways to work together. Managing Design blends practical advice from the author's five decades in architecture and construction with wisdom from more than three dozen luminaries in the design, delivery, ownership and operation of the built environment. The result is an extraordinary guide to integrating practice across disciplines. -Bob Fisher, Editor-In-Chief, Design Intelligence Managing Design peers into the soul of a contentious industry as it grapples with change-a deep dive into the design and construction process in the words of those doing the work. I enjoyed the engineers and contractors' pleas to be made parties to design process early on. The questions-as interesting as the answers-are both here in this book. -Richard Korman, Deputy Editor, Engineering News Record Managing Design hits many of the design and construction industry's ills head-on with insightful interviews by new and established leaders and real-world tactics on creating better teams, better communications between players, and-most vitally-better project results. -Rebecca W. E. Edmunds, AIA, Editor, Author and President, r4 llc

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Author:   Michael LeFevre
Publisher:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint:   John Wiley & Sons Inc
Dimensions:   Width: 19.30cm , Height: 3.30cm , Length: 24.00cm
Weight:   0.770kg
ISBN:  

9781119561767


ISBN 10:   1119561760
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   09 May 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Preface i Foreword vii Chuck Thomsen, FAIA, FCMAA Randy Deutsch, AIA Introduction 1 Premise Mission Method Issues Themes Context Movement Part 1 Perspectives Chapter 1 The Interviews 28 Chapter 2 Client Empathy: Listening, Collaboration & Expertise 33 Chuck Thomsen, FAIA Beverly Willis, FAIA, Beverly Willis Foundation Chapter 3 Owner Leadership: Programs, Users & Talking 41 Barbara White Bryson, Ed.D. FAIA, University of Arizona John Moebes, AIA, Crate & Barrel Arthur Frazier III, AIA, Spelman College Chapter 4 Building Learning Organizations: Knowledge & Research 54 James P. Cramer, Hon. AIA, Design Futures Council Renee Cheng, FAIA, University of Washington Randy Deutsch, AIA, University of Illinois Chapter 5 Firm Culture: Management & Attitudes 72 Scott Simpson, FAIA, Design Futures Council Thompson Penney, FAIA, LS3P John Busby, FAIA Agatha Kessler, Associate AIA, Fentress Architects Chapter 6 Strategy: Early Questions, Planning Horizons & Socialization 90 Phil Bernstein, FAIA, Yale University Margaret Gilchrist Serrato, AIA, LEED AP, PhD, Herman Miller David Gilmore, DesignIntelligence Chapter 7 Process: Lean Scheduling - Agile & Efficient 107 Bruce Cousins, AIA, SWORD Inc Chad Roberson, AIA, ClarkNexsen Chapter 8 Collaborators: Performative Design (Better Together) 115 Marc L'Italien, FAIA, HGA Bob Carnegie, AIA, HOK Matt Dumich, FAIA, Adrian Smith+Gordon Gill Architecture Chapter 9 Design & Budgets: Architect/Contractor Collaboration & Trust 127 Jeff Paine, FAIA, Duda|Paine Peter Styx, AIA, AECOM Chapter 10 Art & Architecture: Design Leadership & Conviction 136 Phil Freelon, FAIA, Perkins+Will Allison Grace Williams, FAIA, AGWms Inc. Chapter 11 Engineers & The Consultant's Mindset: Leading From Behind 144 Dan Nall, FAIA, formerly Syska & Hennessey Kurt Swensson, KSi Engineers Chapter 12 Contractors: Risk & Sharing Design Assist Expertise 154 John Rapaport, J. Lord, D. Scognamiglio, J. Moskovitz, Component Assembly Systems, Inc./Component West Don Davidson and Jeff Giglio, Inglett & Stubbs Wayne Wadsworth, Holder Construction Company Jon Lewis, Holder Construction Company Chapter 13 Technology: Leveraging Data 177 Arol Wolford, VIMaec Casey Robb, CF Robb Consulting Josh Kanner, SmartVidio Chapter 14 Entrepreneurship: Integration & Value Propositions 190 Scott Marble, Georgia Tech David Fano, WeWork Chapter 15 Change Agents: Advocacy, Equity & Sustainability 199 Simon Joaquin Clopton, Graduate Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, Arrowstreet Part 2 Project Design Controls Chapter 16 Project Design Controls: A Framework For Balance, Change & Action 209 Boundaries, Limits and Constraints Project Design Controls Overview The Litmus Test: Project Design Controls Chapter 17 Level 0: Contracts And Team Assembly 218 Contracts Project Delivery Methods Team Assembly Chapter 18 Level 1: Foundation - Organizing/Planning 223 Goals & Objectives People, Roles & Responsibilities Communication Protocols BIM/VDC Digital Infrastructure Programming and Research Project Analysis Kickoff Meeting Chapter 19 Level 2: Structure - Tangible/Measurable 234 Program Budget Scope Schedule Documents Chapter 20 Level 3: Systems - Dynamic/Contextual 256 Relationships Trust Collaboration Team Chapter 21 Level 4: Enclosure - Human/Relational 263 Consultants, Coordination (Who, What, Where) Completion (Decisions, Options, Change and Issue Tracking) Chapter 22 Context - Supply Network, Market Forces, Emerging Tech 265 Chapter 23 Understanding & Using The Framework 270 Processes: Repeatable, Shared, One off? Causes and Effects. Actions and Reactions Design Collaboration Timing: When, Steps, Actions, Tasks How to Know Goals Self-Evaluation Quiz: Managing Design Litmus Test Chapter 24 Case Studies 289 Case Study 1: Georgia Tech Manufacturing Research Center, Lord, Aeck & Sargent, A Katerra Company Case Study 2: Zoo Atlanta Action Resource Center, Lord, Aeck & Sargent, A Katerra Company Case Study 3: Flint RiverQuarium, Antoine Predock Case Study 4: Arizona State University: Hayden Library Reinvention, Ayers Saint Gross Case Study 5: Emory University Campus Life Center, Duda|Paine Chapter 25 Actions 306 What Works My Take Talking Points: Forty Questions Where to Focus: Drivers It's Up to You The Ideal Project Take Action The Team A Final Request Epilogue 319 Future Vision Prognostications and Advice Organizational Systems Thinking: 7s+1 Model Reach and Closure: Design Futures Council Summit on the Future of Architecture Continuing Constants and Encouragement Answers Acknowledgements 332 Bibliography 334 Photo Credits & Illustrations 336 Index 339 About the Author 343

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Michael Alan LeFevre, FAIA, is Vice President, Planning & Design Support at Holder Construction in Atlanta, GA. As an award-winning architect he frequently speaks on the topic of design-construction collaboration. He is a member of the Design Futures Council and has been an advisory board member and guided curricula development for academic programs at the University of Michigan, Georgia Tech, Clemson, and Purdue. In his role at Holder he has worked with many of the world's leading design firms on high-visibility projects such as the Apple Park Headquarter Campus, and the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.

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