Building Design Management
A practical handbook on the management of building design, this guide explains the processes, roles and responsibilities of those involved in the design of the building, as well as ways to maximise efficiency. Well structured and easy to read, the book includes useful notes and checklists on, for example, how to select a design team and how to organise and plan the design process.
The authors are recognised authorities in the field of project management, based at an internationally renowned department. Their book will prove invaluable to both students and practitioners in project management.
*Contains many checklists, tables and examples etc. which make it useful to both students and practitioners.
*Teaches the reader how to maximise efficiency in design management.
*Concise and factual handbook.
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