Factors influencing integrated project delivery in publicly owned construction projects: An information modelling perspective

Nida Azhar, Youngcheol Kang, Irtishad U. Ahmad

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Abstract

The objective of this paper is to underline the factors influencing the implementation of integrated project delivery (IPD) in public sector construction projects. These factors are broadly classified under legal, organizational and technological categories. Further the role of information modeling to foster the integration in project delivery is discussed. Focus is placed on the aspects/characteristics of information modeling that can contribute to implementation of integrated project delivery. Traditional project delivery methods have been found by researchers as inefficient and litigious. As a result, the construction industry is in a critical need of alternative delivery methods.IPD has emerged as a solution, although its implementation is not without challenges. Therefore factors influencing its implementation should be identified as a step towards its probable use in the future for public-sector construction projects. Owners, particularly the public ones, are apprehensive due to various factors. The purpose of this paper is to investigate these factors and suggest an information modeling approach to overcome the impediments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)213-221
Number of pages9
JournalProcedia Engineering
Volume77
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014 Jan 1
Event4th International Symposium on Infrastructure Engineering in Developing Countries, IEDC 2013 - Karachi, Pakistan
Duration: 2013 Dec 262013 Dec 28

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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