A successful design-build project requires strong collaboration between the owner and design-builder, a team of architects, engineers and builders, writes RS&H Design-Build Manager Rob Smedley in his column for Partnering Magazine. Partnering sessions are crucial to ensuring that all parties are on the same page before work progresses.
A partnering session allows for the project owner and design-build team to share their aspirations and challenges to collectively craft a single team vision. As a result, partnering leads to more successful design-build projects, which is why the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) highlights partnering as a key best practice.
You can read Smedley’s entire story in Partnering Magazine here.