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Design and Build in Action David Mosey

Design and Build in Action

David Mosey

Published January 1st 1998
ISBN : 9781902375021
Paperback
172 pages
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This book examines the design and build (D&B) method of procurement in the construction industry: its strengths, weaknesses and idiosyncrasies. Crucially, case studies of D&B projects on which the author has worked are included. The bookMoreThis book examines the design and build (D&B) method of procurement in the construction industry: its strengths, weaknesses and idiosyncrasies. Crucially, case studies of D&B projects on which the author has worked are included. The book begins by looking at the reasons for the increasing interest in D&B- it then examines the basic components and principles of D&B, covering such issues as what is a D&B contract, the level and scope of liabilities, hybrids - what do they really mean and how many of them are there (design, manage, construct etc.)? Chapters include: the basic principles- the basic law- legal and practical pitfalls- the role of the professionals- novation- extra contractual protections- subcontractors and suppliers- health and safety- D&B in housing and urban regeneration- D&B in commercial/complex projects- D&B on contaminated land- D&B and partnering- D&G and the public finance initiative- JCT 81 amendment 12- appendix - D&B standard forms.