Module 7

Preparing for Construction

  1. Programming for Success
  2. Creating Construction Documents
    • Research and Planning for the Design Phase
    • Master Planning Phase
      • Natural Factors
      • Boundary and Topographical Survey
      • Site and Grading Drainage
      • Vehicular Circulation
      • Parking and Parking Decks
      • Service Areas
      • Street Widths
      • Pedestrian Circulation
      • Easements
      • Utilities
      • Fences and Walls
      • Exterior Lighting
      • Signage
    • Schematic Design Phase
    • Design Development Phase
    • Construction Documentation
    • Bidding Documentation
    • Construction Documents
    • Bidding and Negotiations
  3. The Design Team Members
    • Team Relationships and Composition
  4. Miscellaneous Design Criteria
    • Measurement of Space
    • Exterior Design and the Use of Materials
    • Interior Design Specialty Issues
    • Landscape Architecture Design to Soften and Cover
  5. Sustainability in Design
    • A Brief History of Sustainability
    • What is Sustainable Design
    • What is Green Building
    • What Types of Buildings can be Green?
    • The Economic Benefits of Building Green
    • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED™)
  6. From Proposals to Contracts
    • Negotiating the Professional Services Contracts
  7. Tenant Development Design
    • Anchor Tenant Space Planning
    • Tenant Development Systems
  8. Checklist for Reviewing Plans and Specifications