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4 - Schematic Design - Initial Planning for Design CE 332...

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  CE 332  Page 1 Initial Planning for Design
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   CE 332 Page 2 Steps Organize the design team Review owner’s construction budget Develop a design budget Develop a design schedule Develop a construction schedule
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   CE 332 Page 3 Organize the Design Team The team consists of these disciplines Architectural Structural Mechanical (HVAC) and Plumbing  Electrical Safety and Security Instrumentation and Control Information Technology Site - Civil Some disciplines may come from different consulting  firms
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   CE 332 Page 4 Organize the Design Team  (cont.) Special consulting expertise may be  needed for: soil exploration and foundations  Environmental Acoustics Many others Identify the lead person in each  discipline – develop the organization
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   CE 332 Page 5 Review Owner’s Budget The designer must prepare a conceptual  estimate and compare this to the owner’s  budget Only limited information is known about the  project The budget must include design, demolition,  remediation, and construction costs plus  contingency monies
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   CE 332 Page 6 Review Owner’s Budget  (cont.) Designers should be cautious of owners  that: have little or no contingency monies or spend contingencies on other projects habitually change their mind are slow in making payments
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   CE 332 Page 7 Develop a Design Schedule Must be compatible with the: delivery system (traditional vs.  fast-track ) owner’s time allowance Must consider consultant requirements All design tasks must be estimated: reports / calculations drawings / specifications meetings / travel Approvals Permitting
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   CE 332 Page 8 Develop a Design Schedule  (cont.) Allowances for the owner approval process  may need to be included In fast-track construction, the design should  be on average about 60% complete before  starting construction Civil – 90% - need permits Structural – 75% - need foundations Architectural – 50% - need building layout MEP – 0%
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   CE 332 Page 9 Develop a Design Budget The total budget should be compared to  the owner’s design budget The budget is organized by discipline The budget should include  administrative, document control, travel,  and many other components of costs
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  CE 332  Page 10 Conceptual Cost Estimates
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course C E 341 taught by Professor Scanlon,andrew during the Spring '07 term at Penn State.

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