International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Reengineering Management of Construction Projects
Roberto Soares

Abstract
The traditional way to manage construction projects has been challenged by the actual social economic needs to deliver a project with higher quality, lower cost and in a short period of time. However, industry is unable to delivery projects under those criteria. Historically, the industry experiences continuous higher price, continuous decline in productivity and extremely high levels of waste. This paper discusses the levels of price, waste, and productivity that historically the construction industry is experiencing andproposesthree concepts to change the actual management process of construction projects. The concepts are: design-build concept, Building Information Modeling (BIM) concept, and Lean Concept.

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