Integrated Project Delivery
The result of more efficiency is reduced cost; the team knows this and is incentivized throughout the project to be innovative
“None of us is smarter than all of us”
‘IPD is a better way of innovating by leveraging the power of the entire team including trade partners
IPD outperforms traditional construction models on 12 measures including cost, scheduling, and quality.
Such quality stems from “crucial conversations,”
Instead of a designer working in isolation and making a decision which will be counter-productive. For example with masonry, the consultant/ general contractor will talk to the brick layer in advance asking, “what can I do to make it easier for you to lay the brick?”
Upfront chats like these reduce the likelihood of change notices or build-arounds being necessary, saving both time and money
“It’s about accessing as much knowledge as possible to make better decisions and to deliver better value to the client,”
One of the big time wasters in construction is waiting – for approvals, materials, manpower, and inspections
The plan is a series of commitments posted on a planning wall in what is referred to as a “big room”.