Current Issues in Procurement of Architectural, Engineering, and Construction Management Services

February 19, 2020

Government Code Sections 4525 define a qualifications-based selection process where public entities may consider the price of proposed services in the procurement. This process was previously a three-step process starting with advertising for statements of qualifications, then developing a short list, and then requesting proposals from the short list to include resumes, comments on the contract, and price considerations if relevant; but is now often a four-step process, with the last step of negotiating sequentially with the most qualified firms.

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Parametric Modeling Innovates Bridge Design

whitePaper | January 6, 2020

Bridge design is no simple matter. While traditional 3D modeling software is useful for buildings, these structures don’t present the same challenges that bridge design does. Jalpesh Patel, Senior Technical Consultant with Allplan explains why: Buildings are mainly linear, vertical structures with minimal to no obstruction. Bridges, on the other hand, are non-linear, horizontal structures that must weave through obstacles, existing structures, and multiple right-ofway restrictions.

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The Engineer’s Guide to the Resilient Platform

whitePaper | February 10, 2020

Engineers are facing ever-increasing pressure from business executives to incorporate innovative technologies into their products. The realities of creating new and unexplored concepts, while accounting for more and more smart connected products, and continually adapting to changing market uncertainties, is making it challenging for companies to compete effectively.

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New Criteria for a New, Smart Building Era

whitePaper | May 1, 2021

Technology enabling data capture and analysis, connectivity, monitoring and control is becoming the new baseline for smart buildings of tomorrow. Understanding what it is and where it’s headed is critical.

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Evolving to be the world’s favourite procurement suite

whitePaper | June 6, 2022

Since they first arrived in 1993, NEC procurement contracts have had a transformative effect on the built environment and infrastructure industry in the UK and worldwide. They have proved that through collaboration, fair dealing and good management, even the most high-risk and complex projects can be delivered on time, within budget and without litigation.

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Unwrapping Construction Challenges and Private Mobile Networks

whitePaper | December 28, 2021

The construction industry is going through a digital revolution that is changing construction sites and in the future is predicted to look drastically different with autonomous machinery and drones, virtual reality and equipment and other digital innovations a common sight. This is not the introduction of technology for technology’s sake but to help the industry deal with some of its key challenges. Electronic Media Services (EMS) through its long history of working with partners in the construction industry knows it has and continues to find change and in particular digital change difficult.

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Building Momentum: SUDs are ready to enter the mainstream

whitePaper | April 30, 2021

This is the third in a series of white papers by Wavin and New Civil Engineer looking at how sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) can reduce damage and cost caused by floods in the UK.

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