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Making history with bridges
May 25, 2011 IPD Channel
Using enterprise-wide project management software, the Utah Department of Transportation was able to complete the United States' largest bridge reconstruction project within budget, while reducing overall construction time from three years to two years.

A clear view ahead
May 4, 2011 ZweigWhite
Garrett Harley, engineering and construction industry strategist for Oracle’s Primavera Project Portfolio Management group, discusses how to eliminate project delays and cost overruns with virtual environments.

IPD insurance solution crafted
April 5, 2011 The Zweig Letter
A recent issue of The Zweig Letter calls out the $385 million Owensboro Medical Health Center project in Owensboro, Ky., which is utilizing a novel insurance coverage scheme that meets the aspirations of pure IPD — a single-project insurance policy that covers the entire team.

Energy-efficient design for new Pierce College Facilities Maintenance and Operations Building
March 17, 2011 gkkworks
gkkworks is providing design-build services for the LACCD Pierce College Facilities Maintenance and Operations Building. The project currently is under construction and is scheduled for completion this fall, according to the firm. gkkworks incorporated a "Net Zero" energy solution into the Pierce College M&O project whereby 100 percent of the facility's energy needs are generated onsite. Energy also is generated to support the planned needs of the adjacent upcoming horticulture facilities. Furthermore, the new facility is designed to meet or exceed LEED Gold certification standards.

Integrated project delivery demands new approaches to design
March 8, 2011 Structural Engineering & Design
Integrated project delivery (IPD) is an emerging delivery system with a structure that promotes collaboration across organizational boundaries. At the same time, IPD presents project teams with a new challenge. Read more about best practices for design and construction supply chains in this article by Samir Emdanat and Digby Christian.

Balfour Beatty completes project via innovative IPD process
December 7, 2010 IPD Channel
FAIRFAX, VA. — Applying all five of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) key principles of integrated project delivery (IPD), Balfour Beatty Construction and its IPD team recently delivered 26,000 square feet of interior space in Lincoln Property Company’s Bridgewater Corporate Center in Fairfax, Va. The project represents one of only a few dozen “true” IPD projects to reach completion, according to the AIA.

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