Subject: Progressive Design Build and Delivery Benefits
Presented by Brandon Dekker of Cannon Design
Agenda: Brandon Dekker is a Principal and Irvine/San Diego Office Practice Leader for CannonDesign where he has been in a leadership role for the past 12 years. Brandon has been in the design and construction field for 18 years and is a certified DBIA Professional with the Design-Build Institute of America. Brandon sits on the Executive Board for the Southern California Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) and is a Board Member for the Design-Build Institute of America’s (DBIA) Western Pacific Region where he serves as the Board Vice President, Regional Conference Co-Chair and Progressive Design-Build sub-committee member. Brandon has a Masters Degree in Construction Management with a concentration in Professional Real Estate Development from Drexel University’s College of Engineering and is a graduate of the Stanford University Graduate School of Business Leadership in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program.
Three Major Presentation Points:
1. Progressive Design-Build (PDB) is a way to eliminate potential drawbacks of traditional design-build delivery.
2. Advantages to the Owner include
(1.) a simple and inexpensive streamlined procurement process,
(2.) potential for increased participation,
(3.) Owner flexibility and greater control.
3. Discussion on advances in PDB