As a construction procurement method, Design and Build has been widely adopted by the industry in recent years. Often favoured by Clients for offering a single point of responsibility and a higher degree of cost certainty.
There is however a risk of the Client’s brief and project aspirations being diluted once the project responsibility is handed over to the Contractor. This risk can be minimised if the design team produce a coordinated and robust performance specification.
We have significant experience working on design and build projects, producing both performance specifications for Clients, and delivering the detailed design and onsite support for contractors.