Planning to build? A practical introduction to the construction process (SP113)

ISBN: 978-0-86017-433-2

Author: M Potter

Number of pages: 96 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: January 1995

If you are about to commission some building work and this is your first experience of the construction industry, this book must be essential reading. It provides potential clients with a step-by-step introduction to the many different ways of obtaining a new building. It describes the processes involved and offers the newcomer, or those with limited experience, practical advice on how to get started and make the best of the numerous services on offer. It will assist you, the client, in understanding and playing your part in what can be a complex and demanding operation, help you ask the right questions and tell you where to get expert advice. Key words: design and buildability, procurement.