Samverkan mellan totalentreprenör och projektör i stora byggprojekt
Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
As a result of the so called “Million Program” between the years 1965 – 1975 the design-build contract had its breakthrough in Sweden. Since then, the contract form has become increasingly common and now holds a strong position on the Swedish market. In design-build contracts it’s usual that the design and production time is overlapping. The contract form gives an opportunity to build in less time because the production can begin before the building is fully designed. These premises demands good collaboration between the contractor and the designers because they are working closer and are more dependent of each other, compared to other contract forms. The collaboration becomes even more important in large construction projects as more partners and larger organizations are involved.
The purpose of this essay is to highlight both contractors and designers opinions, attitudes and perceptions of how they want to work in large construction projects performed on design-build contracts. Based on this the essay should present how the partners should work in relation to each other, to achieve improved collaboration in future projects.
In addition to the literature review made to provide a background and put the study in a context, three case studies have been carried out. The studied projects are Swedbank Arena in Solna, Hotel Courtyard by Marriott in Kungsholmen and Hotel Clarion at Stockholm Arlanda airport. The case studies consist mainly of interviews with leaders in both the designer and contractor organizations in the various projects. The following are some of the conclusions summarized from the analysis made in this essay:
How should the contractor and designer work to achieve better collaboration in future construction projects?
- Test new forms of collaboration, such as partnering with designers as a participant together with the developer and contractor
- Create common economic incentives
- Use joint project offices (collocation) to a greater extent
- Earmark money for learning and experience feedback
Keywords: design-build contract, partnering, relationship, communication, learning, experience feedback.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2010. , 91 p.
Totalentreprenad, partnering, kommunikation, erfarenhetsåterföring
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:mdh:diva-11989OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mdh-11989DiVA: diva2:405024