Ove Arup's total design, integrated project delivery, and the role of the engineer

  title={Ove Arup's total design, integrated project delivery, and the role of the engineer},
  author={Marci Smith Uihlein},
  journal={Architectural Science Review},
  pages={102 - 113}
  • M. Uihlein
  • Published 3 March 2016
  • Engineering, Business
  • Architectural Science Review
Sir Ove N. Arup's ‘total architecture’ was an organizational and philosophical set of guidelines for the working engineer, and at its best, it was a standard for the whole design team. In 2007, the American Institute of Architects created a system to implement integrative practice entitled ‘Integrated Project Delivery’ (IPD) to reorganize not only how a project team works, but when time is invested in designing. This paper examines the role of engineers in IPD through the lens of Arup's ideas… 
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