Journal article

Constructability Strategy for Improved Project Performance

VE Francis, SE Chen, VM Mehrtens, AC Sidwell, WD McGeorge

Architectural Science Review | Published : 1999

Abstract

Constructability has the capacity to make significant savings on constructed facilities without jeopardising the design or the requisite quality of the project. The importance of constructability has already been recognised in some organisations and it is currently being applied to projects in a variety of ways. However to fully realise these benefits constructability must be considered early and in a systematic manner. The Construction Industry Institute, Australia has developed a practical strategy which all project participants can adopt to improve constructability. This paper describes the research undertaken as well as an overview of the framework of resources developed to support this ..

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