Project Definition and Conceptual Design

Committee on Specifications of the Construction Institute of ASCE

Part of: Preparing Requests for Proposals and Specifications for Design-Build Projects


In order to select a DB contractor, the owner must define its requirements for project implementation and for the completed project. These requirements are typically incorporated into an RFP that provides contractual information as well as a conceptual design for the project. This chapter examines approaches for developing the elements of the RFP.

Subject Headings: Project management | Conceptual design | Terminology and definition | Owners | Contracts and subcontracts


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