A discussion of the guidelines and standards of accessibility used for building design in the United States. The article covers the ADA Standards for Accessible Design and the Architectural Barriers Act.
The article describes the three main types of construction specifications: Performance, Prescriptive, and Proprietary. Also covered is MasterFormat, the industry standard for writing construction specifications.
There are a few common contractual arrangements or delivery methods used in construction. We'll address Design-Bid-Build, Construction Manager at Risk, Design Build, Integrated Project Delivery, and Public-Private-Partnerships
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