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

Lean and Safety: Taking a Closer Look

Monday, September 22, 2014

 

   

The Project Production System Laboratory and the Lean Construction Institute invite you to spend a day with Professor Sidney Dekker from Griffith University, a leading practitioner, academic, and advocate for a new approach to safety.

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WEBINAR- A Lean Coach's Analysis of Last Planner Successes and Failures, with Dan Fauchier - Session II

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Dan Fauchier will discuss how a dozen or more project teams (design and construction, current and past) have implemented Last Planner® System (LPS), the triumphs and stumbles, the pitfalls and challenges, on a variety of project types (schools, hospitals, prisons, commercial, residential). He will share case histories, show photos, demonstrate his energetic 15 minute kickoff explanation of LPS (it will give you some ideas on tightly coupling learning with action), give tips on facilitating LPS sessions, and take lots of questions. This session will be very interactive.

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Target Value Design with David Umstot (Wisconsin CoP)

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Join the LCI Wisconsin CoP for a national all-day workshop event on "Target Value Design," hosted by HGA, Milwaukee. David Umstot, PE, of Umstot Project & Facilities Solutions, LLC and the San Diego CoP will share his experience as an owner using Target Value Design on 15 Projects valued at more than $300M. These projects range in value from $6M to $49M. This workshop is designed for builders, architects, engineers, and specialty trade contractors.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, September 22, 2014 @ 08:00

UPCOMING CoP EVENTS

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Featured Article

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.