NEWS & PERSPECTIVES
Perspectives -- May 2, 2011
» IPD and BIM changing the A/E profession The Zweig Letter
In a recent issue of The Zweig Letter, Edward Friedrichs asked: How much conventional “production” work will be done in the future with the advent of building information modeling (BIM) and integrated project delivery (IPD)? These shifts in project information assembly and process are leading to more collaboration between the parties to construction (which are also becoming, if not yet global, certainly national).
Headlines -- April 28, 2011
» Design and construction practices eliminate waste, increase productivity, and earn award Turner Universal
NASHVILLE, TENN. — Turner Universal announced that the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) recognized the company's work on the Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro, Tenn., with the Pyramid Award in the Mega-Project category of ABC's Excellence in Construction Awards.
Headlines -- April 6, 2011
» Meridian Systems to present on IPD at FIATECH Technology Conference & Showcase Meridian Systems
Key representatives from Meridian Systems will participate in sessions at the 2011 FIATECH Technology Conference & Showcase, April 18-20, including one entitled "Integrated Solutions that Support Integrated Teams."
Headlines -- April 5, 2011
» Rethinking the construction process ArgusLeader.com
The Lawrence & Schiller remodel is the first project in Sioux Falls to use the integrated project delivery method, according to ArgusLeader.com.
Headlines -- March 31, 2011
» IPD approach saves $1.7 million in construction costs for hospital's new Cancer Pavilion World Interior Design Network
Marlborough Hospital in Massachusetts will construct a $1.7 million Cancer Pavilion to provide expanded cancer care services. Using the IPD approach will help to streamline project results, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency through all phases of design, fabrication, and construction of the project.
Video -- March 31, 2011
» IPD eLearning: The Burning Platform Cima Strategic Services
This module discusses the symptomatic issues in a fragmented industry and the need for performance improvements across all disciplines. Participants determine their role as change agents by identifying root cause problems and constraints to collaboration.
Session 1 - Module 1 (The Burning Platform) from Darren Smith on Vimeo.