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Value Management in Design and Construction

By John Kelly, Steven Male

© 1992 – Routledge

196 pages

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About the Book

This book looks at the transfer and further development of value management procedures, as practised in North America, in a United Kingdom and Commonwealth construction industry context.


"will be valuable to practitioners, researchers and students in all different construction disciplines." - Chartered Quantity Surveyor

"Kelly and Male have a book that will be useful to anyone in the UK or North America who wants to buy or provide a comprehensive project economics service." - Construction Management and Economics

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part 1: Development and principles of North Amercian value engineering. Introduction to value management. North American value engineering prinicples. Part 2: The practice of North American value engineering. North American value engineering practice. North American project case stidies. North American client implementation case studies. A case study of a North American value engineering consultancy practice: Smith, Hinchman and Grylls, Washington, 1986. Part 3: An analysis, critique and evaluation of North American value engineering. A critique of North American value engineering. Project economics and the client value system. Part 4: A proposal for a UK implementation of value management. Functional analysis. Life cycle costing. Group dynamics and team skills. A proposed UK methodology. key issues for practice. References. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / Public, Commercial & Industrial
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General