- Div. 1-General Requirements, Div. 2-Site Construction, Div. 3-Concrete, Div. 4-Masonry, Div. 5-Metals, Div. 6-Wood and Plastics, Div.
7-Thermal and Moisture Protection, Div. 8-Doors and Windows, Div. 9-Finishes, Div. 10-Specialties, Div. 11-Equipment, Div. 12-Furnishings, Div. 13- Special
Construction Div. 14-Conveying Systems, Div. 15-Mechanical, Div. 16-Electrial (00000).
-12,000 BC first items constructed,
-all jobs done by one person. 3 built in Giza,
–Marble and Limestone, fine detail work. Turning point in construction history. (Parthenon)
Borrowed from ancient Greek, Invented Roman Concrete, First contractor handbook was made, Built road that still stand today, (Colosseum)
Marcus Vitruvius Pollio
Invented the construction Hand book(Architect and Engineer.
– Building trades, The
Europe improved, New
interest in Construction/art, Modern day Architect, Master Craftsman do the building,
Machines make machines, more defined roles, Iron,
Stream driven equipment. Modern Industry,
late 1800 production of steel and electricity, building up, Portland cement and reinforced concrete,
WWII boosts construction in many counties(U.S.)Only
96 schools in the United States offer a CM program, codes, safety, energy, and environment play
a big role. Industry Sectors
- Residential, Commercial, Heavy/highway & Bridge construction, Industrial Construction.
condos, and townhouses. PRIVATELY FUNDED normally, Custom Builders, Small volume builders (>25), Production builders(<25)Wood, low tech, day to day
contact with owner, Commerercial Building
- services buildings, people work there, no people living in building, Funding can be both private and public, Higher
building cost and longer time to build. Metal used for framing, Brick, High tech, little to no contact with owner, Fundamentals to building
finishes, Foundations, Framing, Green Building, Insulation, Mechanical, Doing Business, Construction Players
- Owner, Designers, Contractor, Subcontractors,
responsible for project design, Architect, Engineer, landscape Architect, Interior Designer.
Architectural Engineer does
the work of engineers and the
architect, Contractors- Hired by owner either a Prime contractor or a General Contractor.
They take care of all the
trades such as electrical, heating, plumbing, and Drywall. Project Manuel and Contract documents
: They make up all the plans and specs for the whole job. It is a
contractor BILBE for the job. Heavy Construction-
Roads, Bridges, tunnels, dams, airports. Civil Engineers manage and design these items. High dollar and very
complex. Materials- Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel, Dirt, Steel. Few trades’ used, heavy equipment needed high dollar. (Public Projects) Industrial Construction:
Production occurs inside (GM, Mobil, US Steel) Very similar to commercial.
Foreign language is a plus in the construction world.