Comparative Analysis between AIA and DBIA Contract Documents:

Megan Miller, Carla Lopez del Puerto, Rodolfo Valdes-Vasquez, Kelly Strong
2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Megan holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon and a Master of Science in Construction Management from Colorado State University. She currently works for a top construction management firm in Denver, CO focusing on the design and construction of building envelopes. Abstract Integrated Project Delivery has emerged as a popular in project delivery methods in the past decade partially, because construction projects have become more complex with tight budgets and more
more » ... s and more strenuous schedules. According to the American Institute of Architects (2007) , "Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) is a project delivery approach that integrates people, systems, business structures and practices into a process that collaboratively harnesses the talents and insights of all participants to optimize project results, increase value to the owner, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency through all phases of design, fabrication, and construction" (p. 2). IPD integrates project teams in order to take full advantage of the knowledge of all the project's key stakeholders. In response to this trend the American Institute of Architects (AIA) released a new set of transitional documents in 2008 including A195, B195, and A295, which are geared towards integrated design and construction. Particularly, AIA Document A295, General
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