Journal article

Analysing the novated design and construct contract from the client's, design team's and contractor's perspectives

H Doloi

Construction Management and Economics | Published : 2008

Abstract

The novated design and construct (ND&C) contract is one of the increasingly preferred options among developers of large commercial and residential projects across Australia. As a consequence of novation, the design team's obligation to the client gets transferred to the contractor who becomes responsible for carrying out the detailed design work at a later stage of project life cycle. Subsequently, there are some inherent factors that can depict the effectiveness of how all parties in the process interact leading to a successful delivery of project through ND&C contracts. A common set of 31 influencing attributes have been identified through a systematic research approach and their relative ..

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