WHAT IS DESIGN & BUILD?Design & Build is a construction delivery method that provides owners with a single point of contact for both the design and construction phases of a project.
One entity, namely Kingfield Developments Ltd, holds single-source responsibility and contractual risk for every aspect of the design and build process — from estimation, assessments and pre-construction to architecture, schematics, engineering, subcontracting, construction and post-construction.
Kingfield, the Designer-Builder, manages all contracts with companies, such as subcontractors, equipment hire and supply of materials.
WHY DESIGN AND BUILD?
Design and Build offers a number of benefits and advantages when compared to other construction methods. This is why most KDL projects are Design and Build. Some of the great benefits of Design and Build are:
Design and Build offer rapid delivery because design and construction happen concurrently and because there’s only one selection phase instead of two. You do not have to find an architect, who then either recommends a builder or puts your project out to tender. The delivery method can turn otherwise impossible timeframes into reality.
Time and again, Design and Build leads to far fewer headaches and greater client satisfaction. The single-source responsibility afforded by Design and Build means there is no conflicting recommendations from contractor and architect. Instead, one entity has total accountability for any and all construction and design elements. Owners know where the buck stops, and the way is paved for a smooth owner experience.
With our decades of experience and our experience in both designing and building, you will be in safe hands.
Better solutions and better value
In Design and Build, there’s no need to limit solutions to traditional ideas. Teams are only limited by what’s right for the job. As ideas or problems come to the table, we work as one unit to analyse them, with your involvement so that you, the Client, are getting the best materials, the best design for your budget. This innovative process makes it possible for you to see more options, make better-informed decisions and realise greater value for your money.
Better communication and fewer problems
Delivering any successful construction program requires open collaboration between all team members. Design and Build facilitates teamwork. All team members stay on the same page because everyone is working under one contract. Owners are kept informed and up to date by the Design and Builder.