Integrated Project Delivery

Integrated project delivery (IPD), is a collaborative alliance of people, systems, business structures and practices into a process that harnesses the talents and insights of all participants to optimize project results, increase value to the owner, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency through all phases of design, fabrication, and construction.

There are eight main sequential phases to the integrated project delivery method:

  • conceptualization phase
  • criteria design phase
  • detailed design phase
  • implementation documents phase
  • agency review phase
  • buyout phase
  • construction phase
  • closeout phase
  • facilities management

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