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Setting contingecy in IPD contracts

Why thinking holistically is important when setting contingencies in IPD contracts

​​One of the biggest challenges project owners, contractors and design firms have is negotiating a contract price and setting a contingency in lean IPD contracts. In a lump sum project, that’s not an issue, as the owner usually chooses the lowest bid for a contract without having any transparency into […]

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Intelligent Construction drawings from Inertia Systems

What Every Project Manager Should Know About Intelligent Construction Drawings

Are you a project manager who is still dealing with static PDF construction drawings, outdated Excel sheets, duplicate data entry, and mistakes that happened because contractors didn’t ask questions or didn’t have all the necessary information to complete their jobs properly? Let’s look at an example. You are building a

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Who benefits from innovation in design and construction, James Pease, LeanIPD

Who Benefits from Innovation in Design and Construction?

According to the Oxford dictionary, to innovate means “to make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.” Innovation is the action or process of innovating. Innovation inherently is something that hasn’t been done before. Why don’t we have more innovation in design and construction? It

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The Pavilion, University of Pennsylvania, Penn medicine, IPD, Healthcare

IPD Enables Visionary Medical Hub Where Patient Care and Science Merge

The Pavilion is one of the largest hospital projects in the United States and the largest capital project in the University of Pennsylvania’s history. The 1.5-million-square-feet building was finished after five years of construction in October 2021 and houses 504 private patient rooms and 47 operating rooms on 17 floors.

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