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A Study of the success of design and build procurement method for building projects in Sri Lanka

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dc.contributor.advisor Weddikkara, Prof. C. Rathugama, SR 2015-02-07T23:36:36Z 2015-02-07T23:36:36Z 2015-02-08
dc.description.abstract A Study of the Success of Design and Build Procurement Method for Building Projects in Sri Lanka Design and build procurement method is a delivery method in which the design and build contractor is contractually responsible for the design and build. According to Konchar and Sanvido (1998), the design and build procurement system has been shown as a method of efficient delivery and has gained its popularity abroad. However it does not receive the same popularity in the Sri Lankan construct industry because the traditional procurement method has been widely adopted in the Sri Lankan construction industry. This study first conducts a literature review to identify the factor that affects the selection of the design and build procurement method in general and then it gives an overview of the Sri Lankan Construction industry. In this research, the success of adopting Design and Build procurement method is investigated through analyzing the feedback of project stakeholders in the Construction industry in Sri Lanka by questionnaires. In this study, the surveyed parties include professional from consulting firms and construction firms (contractors) who has handle both private and public sector projects in Sri Lanka. Furthermore, the popularity of the procurement method adopted in Sri Lanka is discussed the gain a better understanding of trends of the construction industry. The characteristics of different Design and Build procurement methods are also introduced and discussed. Apart from the above objective, this research also provides information for the stakeholders in the construction industry for reviewing and selecting an appropriate procurement method for the up-coming projects respectively. Keywords: Design and Build, Procurement, Key success factors en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title A Study of the success of design and build procurement method for building projects in Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Engineering en_US M.Sc. en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Building Economics en_US 2013
dc.identifier.accno 106118 en_US

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