Victoria K. Sicaras is a freelance writer and former managing editor of Public Works. She is also an AEC editorial specialist with Constructive Communication Inc. (www.constructivecommunication.com).
“The low bid isn’t always the best bid,” warns one Public Works reader. Even so, most public works departments still use traditional design-bid-build project delivery.
Microdesk, which provides building information modeling (BIM) implementation, management, and modeling services, thinks three factors will improve planning and design over the next few years.