Flashcards in Introduction Deck (54)
What is the goal of construction project?
to build something
What differentiates the construction industry from other industries?
its projects are large, built on-site, and
of the kinds of resources that are consumed by the project.
Time, money, labor, equipment, and, materials
Is the overall planning, coordination, and
control of a project from beginning to
Aims at meeting a client’s
requirement in order to produce a
functionally and financially viable
THE PROJECT SCOPE AND GOALS
Project Goal Setting
Getting your goal straight
Writing a goal statement
Breaking Your Project into Phases
These are tangible products, services, or results that you’ll produce
during your project.
In addition to the project end date, do you have to meet other _________
along the way?
Knowing your __________ gives your team something specific to
aim for and helps you create the last phase of your project.
Knowing what you ______ from your team, management, and
yourself can help you identify some tasks.
Identifying _______ areas can help you build in some
checks and balances to help avoid or minimize them.
potential problem/Potential Risks:
THE PROJECT LIFE CYCLE
Very important for the owner.
-The owner must gather as much information as possible about the
-The most important decision is to proceed with the project or not.
During this phase, the project team investigates alternate design
solutions, materials and systems.
-Completion of this stage represents about 30% of the design
completion for the project.
Designing the main systems and components of the project.
-This stage takes the project from 30% design to 60% design.
-Final preparation of the documents necessary for the bid package
such as the drawings, specifications, general conditions, and bill of
-All documents need to be closely reviewed
-A detailed and complete cost estimate for the project can be done.
The project formally transits from design into construction.
-This stage begins with a public advertisement for all interested bidders
or an invitation for specific bidders.
- It is very important stage to select highly qualified contractors. It is
not wise to select the under-bid contractors.
The actual physical construction of the project stage.
-It is the time where the bulk of the owner’s funds will be spent.
-The consultant will be deployed for contract administration and
Changes during construction may hinder the progress of the
Transition from design and construction to the actual use of the
In this stage, the management team must provide documentation, shop
drawings, as-built drawings, and operation manuals to the owner
-The as-built drawings are the original contract drawings adjusted to
reflect all the changes that occurred.
includes houses and high-rise apartments
RESIDENTIAL HOUSING CONSTRUCTION
schools and universities
•medical centers and hospitals
•warehouses and light manufacturing plants
•skyscrapers for offices and hotels
INSTITUTIONAL AND COMMERCIAL
Because of the relative ease of entry, many new builders are
attracted to the residential housing construction. Hence, this
market is _______.
Because of the higher costs and
greater sophistication of institutional
and commercial buildings in comparison
with residential housing, this market
segment is shared by ______