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Perceptions in the Australian Building Industry of Deficiencies in Architects' Design Documentation and the Effects on Project Procurement

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Medium: journal article
Language(s): English
Published in: Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building, , n. 1, v. 8
Page(s): 23-33
DOI: 10.5130/ajceb.v8i1.2995
Abstract:

This paper explores the Australian buildingindustry’s perceptions of the relationshipsbetween architects’ provision of designdocumentation and the constructability,programming and cost control of majorprojects. Previous recommendations aimed atimproving communications in the industry havenot achieved widespread endorsement andimplementation. Consequences of currentproblems are discussed, with additional coststo participants and lengthening of the projectprogram seen as common outcomes. Someinitiatives are proposed that aim to improve theprofessional understanding of these issuesthrough integration within the everydaypractices of architects and contractors andthrough a higher profile in tertiary educationprograms.

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  • Published on:
    05/08/2019
  • Last updated on:
    02/06/2021