What are the disadvantages of Design and build procurement over traditional?

Design and build can be a much faster process than traditional. Traditional procurement relies on a much slower process, such as creating a bill of quantities. Traditional is used more for "one off" buildings that may be quite complex. Clients such as Asda, Tesco etc may want to use Design and bu...

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What are the disadvantages of Design and build procurement over traditional procurement?

- can result in "shitbox" building, where contractor has lowered the specification to allow more profit or correct for mistakes made. -designs may be unimaginitive, from cost prioritised over quality - post contract variations are more difficult -not suited to refurbishment works

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