Expertise 专业特长

Drawing on the unique experience and backgrounds of our diverse international staff, SBA has developed a range of cutting-edge specialties. With offices in Europe, North America, and Asia, we have accumulated expertise in new and innovative delivery methods (IPD, BIM, and more), planning and development techniques (LEAN), and sustainable design (LEED and BREEAM).

专业技能

凭借在培养多元化国际人才方面所具备的独特经验和背景,美国SBA 建筑设计有限公司(以下简称“SBA”)开展了一系列最前沿的专业服务。依托在欧洲、美洲和亚洲开设的办事处,我们在新型和创新性方法(一体化项目交付(IPD)、建筑信息模型(BIM)及更多方法)、规划和开发技术(精益技术(LEAN))、以及可持续设计(领先能源与环境设计(LEED)和英国建筑研究院环境评估方法(BREEAM))等方面积累了丰富的专业知识和技能。

For more details on our distinctive expertise offerings, please visit our information pages on: Alternative Delivery Methods, LEAN Design, Sustainable Design, and Building Information Modeling.

欲了解关于我们特色专业知识和技能的更多详情,请登录公司网站的各信息网页:“灵活的项目交付方式”、“精益设计”、“可持续设计”以及“建筑信息模型。

 

Alternative Delivery Methods

灵活的项目交付方式

 

While SBA has effectively managed projects using all available forms of delivery methods, the current trend today is towards an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach for facility development. This trend resonates with the way SBA has conducted projects since the late 1970s, when we were asked to execute six projects for one client using the same construction manager and engineer. Long before IPD became an industry buzzword, we developed a unique teaming approach that has been integrated into our design mission ever since.

SBA已采用了各种可用的交付方式来有效管理项目,而当前的主流趋势是在设施开发中采用“一体化项目交付(IPD)方式”。这一趋势与SBA自1970年代末以来所采用的项目交付方式不谋而合:那时,同一业主要求我们以同样的施工管理人员和工程师团队实施六个项目。在一体化项目交付(IPD)方式成为主流交付方式之前很长一段时间里,我们就已建立了一种独特的团队合作方法,并将其融入到我们的设计使命中。

 

Currently, we are using a range of delivery processes, including:

目前,我们正在采用的一系列项目交付程序包括:

·         Construction Management

·         施工管理

·         Design / Build

·         设计/建造

·         PFI (Publicly Financed Initiative)

·         公共融资计划

·         PPP (Public/Private Partnership)

·         公/私合伙

·         IPD (Integrated Project Delivery)

·         一体化项目交付

·         Owner-built using internal resources

·         使用内部资源的自建

In addition to these approaches, we also work with clients who provide an in-house project manager or with consultants providing owner-side project management (OPM) services.

除这些方法外,我们还与业主开展合作,由业主从其公司内部任命一名项目经理;或与顾问开展合作,由顾问提供业主方项目管理(OPM)服务。

With our wide breadth of experience across multiple market sectors, we appreciate the unique advantages, disadvantages, and nuances of each delivery method, and we can work with clients to determine the best approach for their project.  We can even adopt multiple methods for one client to capitalize on the diverse needs of each particular project.

凭借在多个市场领域积累的丰富经验,我们充分了解每种交付方式的独特优势、劣势和细微差别,因而可以与业主一起为项目确定最佳做法。我们甚至可以为一家业主采用多种交付方式,以满足每个具体项目的不同需求。

Lean Design

精益设计

SBA has practiced the application of Lean design concepts throughout all of our diverse planning and healthcare design work.  We focus on developing spaces that enhance a coordinated care delivery system and that enrich the organization’s processes and flows to support their unique group structure. 

SBA已将精益设计理念应用于公司的多元化的规划和医疗保健设计工作之中。我们所专注的空间开发,将有助于提升业主护理服务体系的协调性、完善其组织的流程、支持其独特的集团结构。

As participants in several client-led Lean events with the Massachusetts Hospital Association Lean Certification programs, we understand both the language and principles of Lean design and can incorporate usage of these techniques throughout all phases of a project. With our extensive project databases, we can facilitate client understanding and introduce new, rapidly-changing technologies and concepts.

通过参与多项由业主主导的精益活动:马萨诸塞医院协会精益认证项目(Massachusetts Hospital Association Lean Certification),我们掌握了精益设计的语汇和原则,并可在项目各个阶段予以贯彻实施。凭借我们广泛的项目数据库信息,我们可以使业主更容易理解这一理念, 并引入其它不断快速变革的新技术和新理念。

To illustrate our working design concepts to users and clients, we use a variety of visual approaches, including Gemba walks, spaghetti diagrams, mock-ups, and plan cut-outs, along with sketches and photographs. We have found that explaining the intent and criteria of design choices via these methods has greatly enhanced users’ satisfaction with the final product.

为向用户和业主展示我们的工作设计理念,我们采用了一系列视觉方案,包括现场巡视、意粉图、实体模型、平面图模型以及草图和照片等。我们发现:利用这些手法来说明设计方案的意图和标准,极大地提高了用户对最终设计产品的满意度。

SBA participates in the continual improvement of our own in-house processes. Over the past two years, more than half of our staff participated in a series of weekly seminars led by Lean Project Consulting. In these sessions, we emphasized the benefits of early planning integration with owners, contractors, and engineers through Lean Strategies and Integrated Project Delivery methodologies.

SBA不断完善内部工作流程。在过去两年中,超过50%的员工参加了由精益项目咨询机构主导的每周系列研讨会。在这些研讨会上,我们强调了采用精益策略和一体化项目交付法与业主、承包商和工程师共同开展早期规划这一做法的益处。

 

Lean Planner

精益规划师

Our Lean Coordinator and team for internal Lean events work together to improve our best practices throughout the design process. We typically act as a resource for clients and employees, providing insights into the particular issues that come with designing a building or space, such as locating the building on a site, incorporating regulatory requirements, and working with teams to make sure departments are sized correctly. We use physical mock-ups and discussions to test options that will maximize the efficiency of workflow patterns and create clear circulation routes. We work with clients to continually test our assumptions and tweak the design schemes as needed.

我们的精益协调员和内部精益团队通力合作,力求在整个设计过程中改善最佳实践。我们往往充当业主和员工的资源,对建筑设计或空间设计中产生的特定问题提出深入见解,如确定建筑在项目用地的位置、将规范要求与设计相结合、与各团队合作以确保各部门的规模适中等。我们使用实物模型并开展讨论,斟酌各种设计备选方案,以最大限度地提高工作流程模式的效率,建立清晰的循环路径。我们与业主一起, 不断斟酌各种假设方案,并根据需要进行调整。

Lean Concepts in Healthcare

医疗保健中的精益理念

Lean design in healthcare was originally based on the Toyota Production System.  In healthcare, this translates to a model where the patient is ultimately the customer, and the goal is to minimize the amount of time that is unrelated to the preparation or receiving of direct care. Often, the best results in a Lean organization stem from a collaborative teamwork approach, where we work together to solicit innovation from all members of the team. 

医疗保健中的精益设计最初源自丰田汽车公司生产系统。在医疗保健行业,这一理念转化为一种模型,即患者是最终客户,而设计目的旨在尽可能减少与直接就医和相关准备工作无关的时间。通常精益组织中的最佳成果来自于协作型团队合作方案,所有团队成员群策群力,共同推动创新。

Identifying potential issues is the first step in understanding what Lean tools are appropriate to solve each problem, and internal and external communication is paramount in each stage of the Lean process. Using our Lean approach, we work with you to determine the appropriate programmatic requirements tailored to your specific needs, based on our extensive knowledge of healthcare industry standards and trends, current and anticipated regulatory requirements, and evidence-based design. Our goal is to provide a space that is responsive to your current needs with the flexibility to adapt to future evolutions in equipment and practices.

要理解每个问题适用的精益方法,必须首先找到潜在的问题,因此,开展内外交流和沟通对于每个阶段的精益流程而言都是至关重要的。我们采用精益分析法,同时基于对医疗保健行业的标准和发展趋势、当前和预计实施的监管要求及循证设计的广泛了解,与业主共同确定适合业主具体需要的功能需求。我们的目标是为业主创造既能响应其当前的需求、又能灵活应对未来设备和业务发展的空间。

Sustainable Design

Sustainable practices have always been at the forefront of our design approach. Drawing on our experience with projects in the U.S. as well as Europe and Asia, we consider the environmental, financial, and social implications of our projects from the very beginning. This holistic approach ensures that our projects meet the needs of our clients, their communities, and their environments.

可持续设计

可持续实践一直是我们在设计中的首要考虑因素。凭借我们在美国、欧洲和亚洲的项目经验,我们从项目启动就考虑项目的环境、经济和社会影响。这种整体性的方法可确保我们的项目能够满足业主、业主所在社区及所处环境的需求。

In our diverse work across differing climates and cultural atmospheres, we have been reminded that there is no simple solution or one-size-fits-all approach to sustainable design. Sustainable strategies must be tailored to each site, project type, location, and institutional ethos.

在跨气候和跨文化氛围的多元化工作环境中,我们已经认识到:可持续设计没有一劳永逸的简单的解决方案或是一刀切的办法。可持续策略必须根据具体的项目用地、项目类型、项目位置以及体制风气等因素度身定做。

With LEED and/or BREEAM-accredited professionals on every project team, we integrate environmentally-responsible choices into our design, construction, and furnishing standards. We work with our clients to develop the most effective strategies for energy reduction and cost savings. Working with your particular project, we develop solutions that maximize the natural use of shading and ventilation, lighting, and building orientation as well as considering the materials and technical processes that will contribute to the longevity of the building and reduce life-cycle costs.

凭借各项目团队中已获LEED和BREEAM认证的专业人员的努力,我们已将对环境负责的理念融入到设计、施工和装饰的标准中。我们与业主共同制定最有效的能耗和成本节约方案。在实施具体项目的过程中,我们将制定具体的解决方案,以最大限度地利用自然遮阳和通风、采光和建筑朝向,并考虑使用有助于延长建筑使用寿命、减少建筑生命周期成本的材料和技术工艺。

To date, SBA has completed 20 LEED standard projects in the U.S., including three Gold accreditations, as well as more than a dozen other projects that have been recognized by international sustainability rating systems.

迄今为止,SBA已在美国完成了二十个符合LEED标准的项目,包括三个金奖项目及十余个获得国际可持续性评级体系认可的项目。

Building Information Modeling (BIM) (UK website only)

SBA changed our documentation platform from Microstation to Revit more than seven years ago. Since then, we have completed multiple projects across various building types using this three-dimensional software tool. Revit’s BIM platform has enabled our design teams and consulting engineers to identify coordination conflicts early in the design process, thus avoiding potential difficulties arising in the field. While BIM is not a perfect solution, it has become an extremely useful tool that our design teams can utilize to resolve engineering, coordination, and installation challenges in order to meet the project’s design objectives.

建筑信息模型(BIM(仅在英国办事处网站登载)

早在七年前,SBA公司已将文档平台从MicroStation软件转换至Revit软件。自此之后,我们已使用这种三维软件工具完成了多个属于不同建筑类型的项目。Revit软件的建筑信息模型(BIM)平台使我们的设计团队和咨询工程师在早期设计过程中就能确认需要协调的冲突,从而避免在施工现场可能遭遇的困难。尽管BIM并非一个完美的解决方案,但它已成为一种非常实用的工具,可供我们的设计团队解决在工程、协调和安装等方面所面临的挑战,以达到项目的设计目标。

Post Documentation Coordination

Because we understood early on that BIM would not resolve every conflict nor mitigate all installation issues, we developed an in-person coordination system by which we bring all the designers, builders, and installers together to explore the building model in live working sessions where we try to identify and resolve potential coordination conflicts, constructability issues, and design obstacles.

文档编制的后期协调

我们很早就意识到BIM不可能解决每个冲突,也不可能解决所有的安装问题,因此,我们制定了一个面对面协调系统,将所有的设计师、建筑师和安装人员召集在一起,召开现场工作会议,探索建设模式,尝试确认并解决潜在的冲突协调问题、建设可实施性问题及设计障碍。

This method of resolving design and construction issues with all participants located in one place has been in practice in the U.K. for nearly 15 years. This approach is a precursor to the Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) system. Using this integrative approach, we have significantly improved our ability to resolve issues prior to installation, reduced the costly changes that often result from coordination issues, and reduced the overall time required for coordination between our design teams and builders.

这种将所有项目相关方召集在一起共同解决设计和施工问题的方法已经在英国实施了将近15年。这一做法是一体化项目交付(IPD)体系的前身。我们采用这种一体化做法已极大提高了在安装阶段之前解决问题的能力,减少了代价高昂、因缺乏协调而造成的设计变更,也减少了设计团队和建造商之间总体所需的协调时间。

 

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