Fundamentals of the Construction Industry II

This course introduces the design process and development of construction documents. It covers the standard design phases: programming, conceptual design, schematic design, design development, construction documents and construction administration, and the format and utilization of project manuals including contract specifications, the interpretation and analysis of engineering plans and specifications, and new technologies being used in design including Building Informational Modeling (BIM) and sustainable (green) practices. The course also explores the various common project delivery methods.