Wednesday, February 24, 2010

AIA Seattle Presents:

Subject: IPD; The Lean Machine - Children’s Hospital Case Study
Date: March 26, 2010, 9:00 – 12:00
Location: Sellen Construction, 227 Westlake Avenue North, Seattle
Admission: $5 for AIA members and $20 for nonmembers

Credits: 3 LU’s

Learn from one of the few teams in the country that has participated in an IPD project using a lean process; Seattle Children’s Hospital new outpatient facility.
The AIA Seattle Practice and Ethics Committee invite you to join;

Jeff Giuzio, Owner’s representative from The Seneca Real Estate Group
Brian Zeallear, Architect from NBBJ
Jack Avery, Contractor from Sellen Construction Company
Dean Eriksen, Mechanical Engineer from AEI Engineers
Dean Peterson, Mechanical subcontractor from University Mechanical

The guests will detail their use of lean principles in the design and construction of Children’s Hospital Outpatient facility, including how they used the process to achieved LEED certification and present ideas on how the process can be transferred to smaller projects and firms.

The seminar will achieve the following learning objectives;

1. Understand the fundamental difference between IPD and the traditional “design-bid-build” model.
2. Learn the relationship between lean project delivery and relationship contracts (multi-party).
3. Identify the core transferrable processes in IPD, including how to design the right level of IPD for you.
4. Provide ideas for steps that can be taken now to prepare your firm for the IPD future.

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