Last edited 16 Jan 2021

Infrastructure integrator

Project 13 is an Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) - led initiative to boost certainty and productivity in the delivery of infrastructure, to improve whole-life outcomes and to support a more sustainable, innovative, highly-skilled industry. It is a response to a general perception that the infrastructure sector’s current operating model is broken, with projects delivered over budget, over time and below par.

Project 13 proposes an 'enterprise model' rather than a traditional construction programme model in which:

Project 13 defines an infrastructure 'integrator' as:

The organisation that plans and delivers the infrastructure programme. It manages the suppliers and advisors, coordinates planning, oversees design, construction, maintenance and operations as requested by the owner. This could be made up of a single company, or a collective performing the integrator function.

It suggests that the responsibilities of the ‘integrator’ are to:

Ref: P13 Blueprint, Institution of Civil Engineers, May 2018.

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