Partner Sian Roberts will be on a panel to discuss “Design Excellence in Design-Build: Integrated About Procurement, Teamwork and Execution” at the 2019 Design-Build Institute of America National Conference & Expo.
Session details: In Washington state, design-build is becoming the project delivery method of choice for public owners seeking design excellence for high profile civic and educational facilities. The session will focus on the interdependence of procurement, teamwork, design and construction in maximizing the potential of an integrated approach that leads to high performing buildings. Projects for higher education facilities will be used as examples to discuss lessons learned and evolving trends.
Other speakers include Walter Schact, Principal, Schact Aslani Architects; Becky Blankenship, Project Manager, Hill International, Inc.; Brett Earnest, Vice President of Clark Construction Group, LLC; Steven Tatge, Executive Director, Project Delivery Group, University of Washington; Joe Kline, Assistant Vice President, Capital Facilities Services, Washington State University; Bill Kent, Market Executive, Mortenson Construction; and Vince Campanella, Vice President of Preconstruction, Lydig Construction, Inc.
Sian has been an integral part of the firm’s growth and rising national reputation, exemplified by its receipt of the prestigious AIA National Firm Award in 2003. From her first days in practice, Sian has committed herself to continual improvement of the design process, believing that a better process will further design excellence. Through the use…