At the same time we began Mosaic, Chandos was the successful bidder on a public tender project that is very similar to the Mosaic Centre. Both buildings are roughly 30,000 square feet; the structure is the same; fees are comparable; they are both mixed-use office buildings and were both procured at the exact same time. Click on the image to download the CHANDOS pdf on Integrated Project Delivery.
Building information modeling has been on the scene for some time but the industry still seems unconvinced. How can this be? If a picture is worth a thousand words a 3D or 4D model must be worth more! Is that hesitance rooted in fear of what happens if things went wrong? If so, aren’t we really talking about a leadership vacuum? We think so. Click on the thumbnail to download the CHANDOS pdf on virtual design and construction.
When you hear the explanation for status quo, keep asking why. The solution lies in the disciplined pursuit of a better way to build. Lean construction is about rigor. And it’s about process. Our own experience tells us that productivity gains in excess of 20% are very realistic. Nothing worth doing is easy. The rewards are great for those who persist. Click on the thumbnail for the pdf download on Lean.