The Bridging Method
Bridging is a better method of organizing the roles of architects, engineers and contractors in a construction program. Bridging reduces risks, costs and construction time for the Owner. Properly used, Bridging accomplishes this without any loss of opportunity for creativity or loss by the owner or the owner's designer of control over design or construction quality.
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The Bridging Method (4 pages)
This publication provides a concise explanation of the components of the Bridging method. "Bridging is a better method of organizing the roles of architects, engineers and contractors which reduces both the risks and costs to the Owner. It does so without any loss of opportunity for creativity or loss of control over design or construction quality when properly applied."
The Benefits of Bridging (10 pages)
The major benefits to the Owner in a design and construction program carried out by employing the Bridging method are listed and discussed below along with the benefits to the Owner’s Design Consultant (ODC), the architectural and engineering team that is referred to sometimes as the “Owner’s Architect”.