Last edited 16 Jul 2021

Complex project

[edit] Architecture-768432 large (1).jpg Introduction

A construction project, sometimes referred to just as a ‘project’, is the organised process of constructing, renovating, refurbishing, remodelling or demolishing a building, structure or item of infrastructure.

Construction projects normally involve a series of related tasks which, if executed successfully and in the correct order, will lead to the completion of the project, be it a building, bridge, tunnel, dam etc.

[edit] Factors influencing complexity of projects

Construction projects may vary in complexity. A project may be complex because of:

NB The 'Complex Projects Contract' was developed by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and published in 2013. In 2015 it was renamed the Time and Cost Management Contract to better reflect its intended objectives.

The original version suggested that complex projects were likely to have one or more of the following features

Work comprising:

Production involving the management of:

In July 2021, the IPA published an updated routemap for novel or complex major projects.

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