Fall/Winter 2013 Issue

The latest news on DPR projects and people.

Featured Story

The Power of “And”—Short-Interval Planning and Critical Path Method Scheduling

Used with a critical path method master schedule, short-interval planning helps teams increase efficiency, deliver predictability

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In This Edition

Shared Governance on Design-Build Project: Several Heads Better than One

With input from many sources, highly collaborative design-build project a first on campus

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Q&A: Partner Profile - Collaboration through Alternative Project Delivery

SmithGroupJJR’s Senior Vice President William L. Diefenbach discusses collaborative projects

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A Day in the Life: Big Logistical Challenges, Small Urban Site

Chinese Hospital Replacement project construction site in the heart of San Francisco’s bustling Chinatown district

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Across DPR

The latest news from around the country: Offices, Jobsites, Awards and Events

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Regional Manager Profile: Greg Haldeman

Expanding mid-Atlantic region welcomes new regional manager and opens Baltimore office

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Delivering Predictability in an Unpredictable Setting

DPR’s Special Services Group completes hybrid operating room renovation within sensitive, operational facility

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Whitepaper Watch: Seeing is Believing—and Building Better

Teams can better work together, increase accuracy and involve stakeholders by using BIM visualization

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Field Review: BIM-Enabled Sequence Swap

Self-perform improvements include switching trade work order for integrated hospital project

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By the Numbers

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Building Design+Construction named DPR the No. 1 data center builder in the country, No. 2 in reconstruction as well as science and tech, and No. 3 in building information modeling (BIM). Engineering News-Record also ranked DPR first in data centers.

By the Numbers

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Number of projects awarded to DPR to date in 2013 that are less than $5 million. Recently, DPR’s Special Services Group (SSG) team completed a hybrid operating room modernization and renovation. Read more about the project in "Delivering Predictability in an Unpredictable Setting."

By the Numbers

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Estimated increase in labor productivity in drywall and framing on UHS Temecula Hospital project after self-perform work crews reviewed video studies of their work and made suggestions for improvement. Read more about the project in "Field Review: BIM-Enabled Sequence Swap."