Schmidt Associates summarizes lessons learned after each project to continually improve. The list below summarizes our experience with various design/build projects—acting as either the criteria developer or as a member of the design/build team. • There can be different levels of scope or criteria development depending on the Owner’s desire for control or the desire […]
About Lisa Gomperts
Going above and beyond always, Lisa Gomperts excels in exceeding owners’ expectations, allowing them to better meet their goals. Lisa produces plans that ensure people are more productive in their spaces, bringing a sense of pride about their organization so that every occupant enjoys coming to school or work each day. Her passion for education and putting things together has led to her career focus in the Higher Education studio.
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What once served as the headquarters for a medical gas supplier in Bloomington, Indiana is now a training center for health sciences professions. The new Marchant School of Nursing sits prominently on the corner of the Ivy Tech Community College campus in Bloomington and houses two nursing labs, a computer lab, three classrooms and faculty […]
According to Wikipedia, design/build (commonly abbreviated D/B) is a project delivery system used in the construction industry. It is a method to deliver a project in which the design and construction services are contracted by a single entity known as the design/builder or design/build contractor. What does this actually mean for an owner? Design/build results […]
Owners often inquire about the difference between various construction delivery methods, along with the pros and cons of each. The following table identifies the type of delivery method, the risk associated with each, and the typical method of compensation.
Historic preservation projects face many challenges. Some of these include, but are not limited to: Who will use the building and does it support the many programmatic needs of this group? How can you repurpose the building while integrating modern building systems and technology throughout? How do you maintain the historic features of the building, […]