Ferry And Brandons Cost Planning Of Building 9E, 9/e
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Ferry And Brandons Cost Planning Of Building 9E, 9/e

Author : K I Rkham
© Year : 2014
ISBN : 9781119968627
Pages : 344
Binding : Paperback
Weight : 0.70   kg

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This 9th edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect changes that have occurred in the UK construction industry in the past six years. Whilst retaining its core structure of the three-phase cost planning process originally developed by Ferry and Brandon, the text provides a thorough grounding in contemporary issues including procurement innovation, whole life cycle costing and modelling techniques.
Designed to support the core cost planning studies covered by students reading for degrees in quantity surveying and construction management, it provides a platform for understanding the fundamental importance of effective cost planning practice.
The principals of elemental cost planning are covered from both pre- and post- contract perspectives; the role of effective briefing and client/stakeholder engagement as best practice is also reinforced in this text.

Addresses The Soft Landings Framework (a new govt. initiative, especially for schools) to make buildings perform radically better and much more sustainably. Puts focus on actual performance in use at brief stage, during design and construction, and especially before and after handover.
Covers recent changes in procurement, especially under the NEC and PFI
Provides more on PPP and long-term maintenance issues
Offers an improved companion website with tutorial worksheets for lecturers
and Interactive spreadsheets for students, e.g. development appraisal models; lifecycle costing models
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1.An Overview of Cost Planning 3
2.Building Information Modelling 13
3.A Three-Stage Cost Planning Strategy 23
4.Developers’ Motivations and Needs 31
5.Client Identification and the Briefing Process: Aligning the Client Need with the Brief and the Budget 39
6.The Economics of Cost Planning: The Time Value of Money and Cash Flow 59
7. Whole Life Planning: The Methodology of Whole Life Cycle Costing and Design for Sustainability 75
8.Construction Procurement and the Relationship with Project Costs 91
9.The Design Process and the Project Life Cycle 109
10.Standard Methods of Cost Modelling in Design 128
11.Cost and Performance Data: Sourcing and Application to the Cost Plan 160
12.Construction Cost Indices 182
13.Cost Planning the Brief 195
14.Cost Planning at the Scheme Design Stage 209
15.Planning and Managing Project Resources and Costs 231
16.Resource-Based Cost Models 257
17.Cost Control (1): Final Design and Production Drawing Stage 270
18.Cost Control (2): Real Time 280
19.Cost Planning and Control of Refurbishment, Life Cycle Renewal and Repair Work 300

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