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Management of Construction Projects by Brian Cooke

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Chapter 8Hotel and Office Project Development

8.1 Contents of the case study

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Elevation of the completed building

This inner city development of £12 million involves the construction of a five storey steel-framed office block alongside a six to ten storey precast crosswall hotel block.

The case study covers the following aspects of the project.

  • A description of the works for the office block and hotel building.
  • Client/contractor relationships, together with the main contractor’s site organisation structure.
  • Value engineering proposals of the “preferred bid” contractor for this single-stage design and build project are outlined.
  • The factors influencing crane selection are outlined as site space restrictions limited their choice and movement.
  • Site layout planning, plus the approach to management of materials on site construction sequence for ...

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