This is the first book to cover every aspect of design-build-legal, technical, and administrative. This authoritative and up-to-date manual gives design and construction professionals and owners real-world, across-the-board answers needed for timely, glitch-free, and cost-effective project delivery. Dominant by the Year 2005. Expected to dominate the market by the year 2005, this increasingly popular system, where one firm takes responsibility for all architectural, engineering, and construction services on a project, offers many advantages - and some new challenges. This book helps you realize all the system's benefits and shows how to smoothly handle new requirements.Studded with illustrative case histories and written by leading experts, this book gives you a brief, informative history of design-build methodology, then provides authoritative and comprehensive guidance on: new roles of project participants; procuring services; developing RFQs and RFPs; organizing and managing contracts; conceptual estimating; allocating risk; obtaining insurance and bonding; cost-effective solutions for each phase of project delivery; and more.This handbook is certain to become an essential design and construction industry tool, the definitive source of design-build answers far into the next century.