Welcome to Lean Design & Construction!

Lean Construction Institute (LCI) is a non-profit organization, founded in 1997. The Institute operates as a catalyst to transform the industry through lean project delivery using an operating system centered on a common language, fundamental principles, and basic practices. We have these broad goals:

  • Create Industry Demand for Lean
  • Grow and Sustain Members
  • Develop Lean Knowledge
  • Develop Lean Capacity
  • Develop Collaboration and Distribution Channels

Introduction to Lean Design and Construction (Carolinas CoP)

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Join us for an exploration of Lean foundational principles and their application to the design and construction of capital projects. Through various exercises, simulations, and lecture, participants will learn the essentials of Lean and get an introduction to the tools and processes that are making projects significantly safer, faster, and cost less than traditional delivery.

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WEBINAR- Introduction to Lean Design & Construction with Dick Bayer Session III

Monday, August 18, 2014

This webinar will provide an introduction to Lean design and construction concepts, the opportunities that Lean implementation provides and how to start using these principles on your projects. Lean in design and construction focuses primarily on project improvement by identifying and enhancing value and identifying and eliminating waste in projects. Beyond tools and jargon, this webinar provides you help so you can start using Lean principles tomorrow on your projects.

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Innovation and cutting-edge are not words frequently associated with the US construction industry, at least not in comparison to industries like robotics or aerospace, but even more unfortunate is that the industry’s poor image may be deserved. Data from federal agencies shows US construction industry productivity has a long history of decline that continues today.