Integrated Practice in Architecture: Mastering Design-build, Fast-track, and Building Information Modeling

Integrated Practice in Architecture: Mastering Design-build, Fast-track, and Building Information Modeling

By: George Elvin (author)Hardback

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Get the only comprehensive book about integrated practice in architecture, which is the collaborative design, construction and life-cycle management of buildings. Chapters are clearly organized around critical issues in integrated architectural practice, including teambuilding, project planning, communication, risk management, and implementation. Content from this book is available as an online continuing professional education course at . WileyCPE courses are available on demand, 24 hours a day, and are approved by the American Institute of Architects.

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George Elvin, PhD, is an associate professor in the College of Architecture and Planning at Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. He holds both his MA in architecture and PhD in architecture with minors in construction management and structures from the University of California at Berkeley. For ten years, Elvin operated his own integrated practice in architecture.


Preface. Acknowledgments. Introductory Statement by The American Institute of Architects. PART 1 WHY INTEGRATE? CHAPTER 1 Introducing Integrated Practice. CHAPTER 2 What is Integrated Practice? PART 2 STRATEGIES AND METHODS OF INTEGRATED PRACTICE. CHAPTER 3 Building The Integrated Project Team. CHAPTER 4 Planning The Integrated Project. CHAPTER 5 Communication and Building Information Modeling. CHAPTER 6 Managing Risk, Uncertainty, and Change. PART 3 PUTTING IDEAS TO WORK. CHAPTER 7 Adopting Integrated Practice. CHAPTER 8 Beyond Fragmentation. CHAPTER 9 Stewardship and the Future of Integrated Practice. End Notes. Glossary. Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/04/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780471998495
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780471998495
  • weight: 632
  • ISBN10: 0471998494

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