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The success factors of design and build procrement method: a literature visit

Ng, Weng Seng and Md. Yusof, Aminah (2006) The success factors of design and build procrement method: a literature visit. In: 6th Asia-Pacific Structural Engineering and Construction Conference, 5-6 September 2006, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


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Studies on project procurement techniques are normally focus on the ability of the techniques to manage risk in projects undertaking. The shifting from traditional to innovative procurement approach is resulted from the complexity of project nowadays. Design and Build which is on one the innovative techniques, has gained popularity from the time and cost saving reputation. The basic concept of Design and Build require the project to be contracted to a single organization that would be responsible for design, procurement, engineering and commissioning. This paper aims to theoretically explore and reveal the effectiveness of Design and Build in procuring the project. The paper shows that characteristics of Design and Build that make it different from other procurement system nested in the advantages of offering single point responsibility, fixed time and money, communication and risk allocation. Proper exploitation of these characteristics may lead to the success of the system.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Procurement; design and build; key success factors.
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:436
Deposited By: Norazila Safri
Deposited On:16 Feb 2007 07:09
Last Modified:23 Aug 2017 01:17

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