Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) Pros and Cons


What is Integrated Project Delivery (IPD)?

Integrated Project Delivery, or IPD, is a project delivery method that is distinguished by early collaboration between cross-functional teams, including design, construction, and architecture, to collaboratively harnesses the talents and insights of all participants to optimize project results, increase value to the owner, reduce waste, and maximize efficiency through all phases of design, fabrication, and construction.

The process is defined by early substantive engagement by key stakeholders.

Benefits of IPD

The hallmarks of an IPD project are shared objectives, consensus decision-making, and the use of BIM, or building information modeling, which mean total collaboration from the start. There are a few key advantages to utilizing IPD:

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