|Our expertise in sustainable architecture,
planning, procurement, project control, and construction management assists
our Clients in selecting the most effective project delivery approach to
ensure that the project is completed on time and within budget.
A Design/Build approach is different than the traditional
described below. This approach does more than simply secure the
building permit; it brings together the Design Team, a selected General
Contractor, the Client, and other specialists (i.e., real estate
marketing groups) to collaborate in the design process. The Design/Build
Approach is focused on making projects simpler, smarter, faster and more
As this is typically a fast track process, the construction materials and
methods, as well as the construction GMP (Guaranteed Maximum Price), are
established prior to the completion of the permitted Construction Documents.
It is essential that the Design Team, the General Contractor and their
subcontractors and material suppliers be experienced in this design
collaborative team offers our Clients the ability to design, manage and
oversee construction through one integrative service that provides the
- Single-source responsibility
- An integrated design and construction team
- Designer-led design-build team
- A partner in meeting objectives
- Enhanced quality
- Faster project completion
- Early-known costs
- Reduced change orders and owner risk
- Lower overall project cost
- Higher owner satisfaction
We, at Allenby and Associates, have hands-on, working knowledge and past
experience in this innovative approach. It is often the most effective
and efficient means to our client’s desired result of producing a graceful
example of marketable architecture, constructed within budget and schedule,
with the least amount of challenge.
Design/Permit/Build approach is the historical standard project delivery
approach in the industry. This design approach can best be described
as methodical. Once one phase is fully completed, you proceed to the
This process starts when the project program has been established.
The Design Team then produces a set of permit construction documents that
defines the scope, theme and character of the project.
During the production of the construction documents, the Design Team will
select and specify products, materials, and architectural systems, which
will serve as the standard for construction.
the construction documents are completed, these documents are submitted for
permit and governmental approval. Upon receipt of the building permit,
the project is put out for bid and the construction cost established.
After contract negotiations, a General Contractor is selected and
Depending on the project, this tried and true project delivery approach
can result in an efficient management process where architecture that meets
our Clients expectations, budget and schedule is achieved.
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