In this project delivery method the project is divided into two separate contractual relationships and four phases of work. The owner enters into one contract with an architectural firm, which prepares all design drawings, specification, and bid documents. The owner then enters into a second contract with a general contractor for the performance of construction work. This delivery method is used on all publicly financed projects and many large projects.
Contractor Selection Methods
The general contractor is selected through one of three methods:
The project is carried out in four phases:
Limitations of Design-Bid-Build
Lack of Teamwork: