Articles posted by "Arnaud Rogiez"

The Integrated Design Process: principles and guidance to success

The Integrated Design Process: principles and guidance to success   After a 30-year wait, the Roberval courthouse renovations recently made page one. The $62 million project will allow a 300% expansion! Our team is closely following this project as facilitator of the Integrated Design Process. The Integrated Design Process (IDP) took shape about twenty years […]
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How to reduce construction delays with time contingencies

Even the fabulist Lafontaine understood an important principle for reducing construction delays on major projects. Slow and steady wins the race. This famous saying translates into a key point to remember: don’t rush into a project by skipping the planning stage. Planning: a crucial step to reduce construction delays This is Bent Flyvberg’s conclusion after […]
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How much does a 2.7 km tunnel cost?

It all depends on your ability to assess the project’s risks! Last spring, after 4 years of work, the 2.7 km tunnel dug to replace the Alaskan Way viaduct in Seattle was completed. This project became famous thanks to Bertha, the 17.4 m diameter drilling machine specially constructed for the occasion. In 2013, after only […]
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