Managing Quality in Architecture : Integrating BIM, Risk & Design Process
Importantly, the 2015 Standard integrates risk management with quality, something that earlier versions did not. Risk is an extremely important factor in professional design practice, and this important element is fully explored in the new edition. Similarly, the role of BIM in quality management is addressed as an integral part of practice.
International contributions from the USA and Australia provide expertise in each topic, and case studies from the USA, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and the United Nations Office of Project Services provide easy-to-follow illustrations of the important areas to understand. The focus is completely practical, rather than theoretical, affording readers a concise picture of how the issues of excellence and quality performance flow across every aspect of design practice.
- Paperback | 362 pages
- 189 x 246 x 22.86mm | 850g
- 20 Nov 2017
- Taylor & Francis Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- New edition
- 2nd edition
- 81 Line drawings, black and white; 17 Halftones, black and white; 23 Tables, black and white; 98 Illustrations, black and white
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About Charles Nelson
Australia's foremost provider of ISO 9001 systems to building design professionals, and the author of McGraw Hill's 1996 book TQM and ISO 9000 for Architects and Designers, Charles is internationally recognized as an authority on the application of ISO 9001 to the design professions.
He is the author of quality management sections in the American Institute of Architects' Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 13th edition, and its Update 2003. He is also editor and author of Managing Quality in Architecture: A Handbook for Creators of the Built Environment, published in 2006 (Elsevier).
Charles served on the American Institute of Architects Practice Management Advisory Group 1999-2004, and was the 2003 Chair.
He has written several continuing education programs, including its Risk Management course, for the Royal Australian Institute of Architects Education Division, and he is past chair of the Professional Development Committee, RAIA Victorian Chapter. Charles has presented over 100 full-day workshops on quality management over the past 25 years, and many conference seminars on risk management, project management, strategic alliances and design management.
He has presented workshops on design and construction quality management at 12 annual American Institute of Architects National Conventions.