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D. all of the above. 27. In the traditional project delivery (design-bid-build) method, who is typically responsible for obtaining the certificate of occupancy from the local jurisdiction? a. The architect b. The structural engineer c. The general contractor d. The owner 28. The certificate of occupancy predates substantial completion inspection of the project. a. True b. False 29. The final completion inspection of the project is generally conducted by the a. architect. b. structural engineer.

The division of construction into segments is such that the segments are sequential. 12 In fast-track scheduling, a project is segmented into parts, which overlap in time. As shown in this illustration, segmentation shortens project delivery in comparison with the designbid-build or design-negotiate-build method. Fast-track scheduling can also be applied to other project delivery methods. be the exterior enclosure, interior finishes, and project closeout that takes the project to completion. 12.

All participants come on board during the design phase or as soon as their expertise is needed. The entire delivery process, from inception to completion, is open across participants, with continuous sharing of knowledge. The central underlying philosophy of IPD is acrossthe-board, trust-based collaboration in a zero-blame and zero-litigation environment. Differences and disputes are Arch. Cont. (a) DBB delivery method Owner Arch. CM Cont. (b) CMAR delivery method Owner Owner Arch. Arch. Cont.

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