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

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

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

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."